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Old 01-12-2014, 10:12 PM   #1
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Aquascaping!

Got a new 65g aquarium. 36" in length 18"deep and 24" high, amazing aquarium from deep blue professional

Anyway I am putting in a sand and crushed coral substrate and already cleaned driftwood from my other tank. I need help, ideas of fake plants, rocks, etc. to make a good home for African cichlids.

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Old 01-13-2014, 12:20 AM   #2
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Rocks like lime stone also known as Texas holly rock can use slate rock *** well plants silk loom real and for real plants go with Anubis and onions for some reason ciclids don't like how they taste and won't eat those
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Rocks like lime stone also known as Texas holly rock can use slate rock *** well plants silk loom real and for real plants go with Anubis and onions for some reason ciclids don't like how they taste and won't eat those

Where can I find this type of rock?
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Lime stone can be bought at your LFS or some landscaping places where they sell rocks. Volcanic rock lock nice too most guys go with river rocks you can even use quarts rock just whatever is in your budget and that won't make the water acidic
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Lime stone can be bought at your LFS or some landscaping places where they sell rocks. Volcanic rock lock nice too most guys go with river rocks you can even use quarts rock just whatever is in your budget and that won't make the water acidic

Do they have to be cleaned somehow. And how costly are they?
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Unless you think the source is contaminated but in that case don't use. It. Either at a landscaping yard or at your LFS they should be fine any unwanted bacteria doesn't typically live on dry rocks
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Unless you think the source is contaminated but in that case don't use. It. Either at a landscaping yard or at your LFS they should be fine any unwanted bacteria doesn't typically live on dry rocks

Ok thanks. Anything else I should know about them? Choosing, cleaning, ph changing? Etc?
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I don't have a better pic at the moment. So here it's kinda what I have ciclid subtrate sand and Texas holy rock with quarts mixed in Click image for larger version

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And live plants I have onions and Anubis because I prefer the natural look but it's all how you want yours
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Oh. Nice and about how much did that cost you?
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