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Old 07-05-2011, 03:15 AM   #1
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New tank 7gal setup & help needed!

Ok so this is my tetra/minnow tank, I really like it but what do you think ?

Also what small plant or moss ball would look good where the white gravel is in the middle.

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Old 07-05-2011, 05:18 AM   #2
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is that mondo grass? If so, it's not aquatic.

Otherwise it looks good, I probably wouldn't put anything in the center, but if you wanted you could put some marsilea minuta in there.
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:21 PM   #3
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Beautiful setup. Plenty of different types of grass in the aquarium trade to use...

I love white clouds... I see you have neon tetras/white clouds... I had a cardinal tetra/cardinal minnow tank.

Try the Vietnamese white clouds... "cardinal minnows" known as tanichthys micagemmae instead of albonubes since they aren't from white cloud mountain. Expensive but I have my viet minnows from three generations back.

My tank is a "closed" 36g corner tank... driftwood and plants... communal/custodial fish (dwarf loach, pygmy cory, pea puffer, hk pl*co, american flag fish, viet minnows, female betta splenden, female betta coccinas, german ram, snails, tubifex worms, and endlers guppies--the last three are as feeders)... I never have to feed my fish unless I feel like simply adding something new to the system--all I do is add water... once somethin goes in it never comes out and that is why I call it a "closed" system... been going on for many years.. took me a while to build up the essentially "living organism" that I my tank. Mostly all the fish feed themselves due to their distinctive niches and amost all of them have jobs maintaining the tank for me.... I use no filter, only a weak powerhead promoting a current and the plants clean for me, my fish are super strong surviving multiples relocations (when I moved) over the years.
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Are you looking for ground cover for the middle?
Or something a little taller? That will help us make some recommendations.
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