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Old 12-14-2011, 09:55 PM   #11
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I'm not familiar with the Fluval tanks other than the Fluval Scape, Edge, and Chi. How many gallons is the Fluval Plus? What's the planned filtration on it?

IMO it should. Bigger tanks will spread out the bioload more evenly and it will build up slower and gradually than in a small tank, and with good tank maintenance it shouldn't be a problemo
Fluval plus 2 is an internal filter is for 24 gallons and lower. Also I am going to drop some Malaysian Trumpet Snails in her tank, I am not sure about this but I heard they basically eat anything.
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Fluval plus 2 is an internal filter is for 24 gallons and lower. Also I am going to drop some Malaysian Trumpet Snails in her tank, I am not sure about this but I heard they basically eat anything.
Why don't you just get a new filter like an AquaClear?
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Why don't you just get a new filter like an AquaClear?
If I could, I would get her an emperor 400 for her little 20 gallon, but she has the tank on a shelf with about .5 inches on the back, so there are no room for a HOB filter. So we need to resort to a underwater one.
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If I could, I would get her an emperor 400 for her little 20 gallon, but she has the tank on a shelf with about .5 inches on the back, so there are no room for a HOB filter. So we need to resort to a underwater one.
Oh. So i'm assuming canister filters aren't an option because you don't want to cut a hole through the shelf. Lol.
There are bigger and better underwater/internal filters out there.... like the Fluval U series
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I guess we will consider the fluval u series in the future since we are both students and not very financially stable.

Say if there was no albino bn pleco, what would my other options be?
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I guess we will consider the fluval u series in the future since we are both students and not very financially stable.

Say if there was no albino bn pleco, what would my other options be?
Corys, ottos and more smaller bottom dwellers
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Corys, ottos and more smaller bottom dwellers
What are some potential center piece with those?
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I have a male Betta as a centerpiece fish. It's going really well.
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I guess we will consider the fluval u series in the future since we are both students and not very financially stable.

Say if there was no albino bn pleco, what would my other options be?
If you want good bottom feeders you could do 5-6 yo-yo loaches, I love mine they are playful little devils and fun to watch and do a great job of sifting through sand. IMO and experience if you could find a albino bn female you could still get by with the 20 gal. I have a female albino bn and she's never grown over 4 inches from head to tail. The female albino usually stay quite smaller than the male Bn's . just make sure if you do decide to go with the bn you will want to get some driftwood, it's essential for them.
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