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Old 05-05-2019, 05:14 PM   #11
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Well thats interesting! I've been rethinking the CPDs since they dont get bigger than 0.9 inches, which is tiny and theyre incredibly shy... Maybe I could put something else instead... No guppies?



Also, why is my filtration not enough? I thought my filter was really good at 4.8x/hr, I heard that 4 what most people should have...
I thought they were shy too. For some reason the last batch I got are so freaking outgoing its obnoxious. They literally wont leave the water change hose alone and were getting sucked out of the tank. These guys are glass puppies. It's a low light jungle tank though. Think they feel more at ease with a disgusting amount of vegetation. And maybe it's the fact that they love with 6 puffer fish that havnt eaten them.. they are brazen little things.
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Well thats interesting! I've been rethinking the CPDs since they dont get bigger than 0.9 inches, which is tiny and theyre incredibly shy... Maybe I could put something else instead... No guppies?

Also, why is my filtration not enough? I thought my filter was really good at 4.8x/hr, I heard that 4 what most people should have...
I think 8x is ideal especially for a planted tank. But I like to turn the water over at least 10x unless I'm keeping fish that don't like heavier flow.
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Thanks for all the replies guys! I've pretty much concluded my stock list based on your comments and further research. It goes like this:

- 2 Pearl Gourami
- 15 Cardinal Tetra
- 4 Otocinclus Catfish
- 2 German Blue Ram
- 4 Amano Shrimp
- 2 Peacock Gudgeons (Maybe)

Looking forward to hearing back from you all!
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