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Old 09-20-2014, 04:56 PM   #1
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Cichlid caves???

Hi guys i went to the hardware store today and i got some play sand for my new tank set up i have used this many times before but i would just like to know if it will be ok for cichlids and i also got some naturaly made brick would this be suitable to creat some caves for them?

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Old 09-20-2014, 06:03 PM   #2
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Play sand yes the bricks I'm not sure about
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Old 09-20-2014, 06:07 PM   #3
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Agree with the sand... bricks no....either buy cichlid caves on kensfish.com or make them out of clay pots....or pvc pipes with caps with rock work around it
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Id suggest clay pots instead of bricks


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Old 09-30-2014, 06:08 PM   #5
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I have PVC pipes 4 inch Ts and Ys with some rocks built up keeps the peace for most part plus gives them a nice spot to get out of the power head current


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I saw this a couple days ago thought it was neat. Siliconed the gravel to the pvc. Think they cut it in half too.

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Old 10-01-2014, 06:58 AM   #7
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If your gonna use silicon make sure it's GE 1 . GE 2 will kill your fish with its anti mold and bacteria chemical


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