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Old 06-14-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
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Green phantom work?

I have mbuna and peacocks, my ph stays at 8.0. Will a green phantom pleco in a 70 gallon, have enough room? Also would he be able to thrive in those conditions?
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Old 06-14-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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Anybody have any input?
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I would says its possible, although I'd be a little hesitant personally due to the initial cost and would look towards another species. I've had them shred some bristlenose and royal plecs and leave others alone, so it's hit or miss.
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I would says its possible, although I'd be a little hesitant personally due to the initial cost and would look towards another species. I've had them shred some bristlenose and royal plecs and leave others alone, so it's hit or miss.
Ya I suppose so. I was at my lfs and saw he had one, probably 5 inches for 50 dollars. He caught my eye.
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Ya I suppose so. I was at my lfs and saw he had one, probably 5 inches for 50 dollars. He caught my eye.
I dont think hed exactly thrive in a ph of 8. it wouldnt be a good idea
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Not worth the $$$ if it ends bad. Try a BN then if that works, go to the next level.
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I dont think hed exactly thrive in a ph of 8. it wouldnt be a good idea
That was one of my concerns.
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Not worth the $$$ if it ends bad. Try a BN then if that works, go to the next level.
BNs work well with a higher ph?
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BNs work well with a higher ph?
Yes, BNs are the most flexible in terms of ph and salinity. I saw one in a brackish tank o.o
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BNs work well with a higher ph?
My ph is 8 and mines great
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