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Old 07-31-2013, 04:42 PM   #1
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Hi, everyone! I've had fish for a long time, but I wouldn't consider myself anything but amateur. Most of the time I have goldfish, but I fell in love with my odessa barbs and had to have them. So now I'm here trying to see what will work and not work with them. We have a 20 gal tank I'm hoping to upgrade soon. And we have a few guppy/Molly hybrid I got from a friend since I had never seen anything like them before.
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Welcome to AA!

Got any pics of the tank
Is it a 20 long or high?
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:03 PM   #3
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:03 PM   #4
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I have tried to get pictures but they hide whenever they see the camera! And they are fast so I need to play with it some. I want to say its long but it has some height to it. I only have one plant but I don't know what to add.
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You should plant it!

If it is 30 inches long, 12 inches width, it is a 20 long
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Old 07-31-2013, 05:38 PM   #6
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Here are the pictures I could get. I got the male odessa and the guppy/mollies. What plants do I get? I've never done plants before and the store I went to doesn't sell them and said I'll go back to plastic, but I hate plastic.
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:25 PM   #7
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Wow nice tank!

I really like the plant, seems to be a type of broad leaf amazon sword or some sort of Anubias, you could add some anacharis or an Anubias nana, and one or two Marimo moss balls!
Do you have a fert regimen?
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Thanks! This is the first plant I ever bought for the tank. I don't know anything about it which is why it's still in the plastic tub. I've always had fake plants and cleaned them or changed with every water change. I plan on planting it with the next water change in a few days after the guppies get a little settled.
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Yea it's a very nice plant

Do you add ferts?
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:34 PM   #10
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No should I? I noticed it hasn't grown in the month or so I've had it but didn't know where to start.
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