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Old 12-28-2014, 10:51 AM   #1
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Just wanted to say hi. Hoping to find some good info on this forum. It's been awhile since I had a tank. It's a hobby my dad and I shared many years ago when I was a young kid.
My current setup is a 75g tank with an underground filter and two power heads. I had to search many pet stores for an ugf that big. Everyone saying don't do that, but it was what my dad used sucessfully for many years. Anyway I added a 400 emperor bio wheel filter, and 200w heater for christmas, and I think I will need some advice. A lot of advice. I currently only have a blue crawfish in there. If you see my postings, please take a moment to see if you can help me out, i'd so appreciate it. thanks
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Old 12-28-2014, 10:59 AM   #2
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Old 12-28-2014, 11:31 AM   #5
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One blue crawfish, I've had for a while in a 5 gallon tank with a lonely betta. He never comes out, just hides. I added the heater and filter so I could have tropical fish. My dad always had angel fish, and silver dollars, but I want to start with colorful but easy fish
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Old 12-28-2014, 11:34 AM   #6
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Rainbows would be great in there..

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If I can find them, they would be perfect. Sounds like a good starter fish. I am a little worried all this filteration could cause too much current for some fish. But it seems rainbows may enjoy it. Thanks for the suggestion.
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You can adjust down flow on that filter with the gray thinger on intake.. rainbows are very strong swimmers too.. that's probably what has the betta spooked, they prefer calmer waters, you'd be best throwing him in a 5 gal by himself..
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Old 12-28-2014, 12:32 PM   #9
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The betta is still in the calm waters of the 5g tank. He is my 5y olds pet, and the sole reason she started sleeping in her own bed
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Old 12-28-2014, 01:24 PM   #10
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Great tank! It's beautiful! Crayfish love digging in the sand, and rearranging plants, so I think you have the perfect setup. A very cool setup would be a large group of hatchetfish on the top, and then some nice big fish to take up the middle space. I wouldn't add anything on the bottom because the crayfish will rip it to shreds. Another great setup would be a dwarf puffer and crayfish themed tank, but then you always risk the chance of the crayfish grabbing himself a puffer for dinner. Of course, that wouldn't be too great for the crayfish either because he would end up dying from the tetrodotoxin in the puffers skin would kill him. Hmm.... so many possibilities!

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