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Old 08-11-2013, 06:13 PM   #21
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I've done a small bit of research after your suggestion and I keep reading that I need a sandy substrate but i have gravel, would this be a problem?
Well, I had mine with gavel for a while with no problems. But now I have sand an there loving it haha
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Also it keeps saying that they should be kept in groups of 5 or more and I don't think I could accommodate that many in a 15G
if its just them and a betta there will be no problem, they have a pretty small bioload
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if its just them and a betta there will be no problem, they have a pretty small bioload
Ok so this would be my
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1x Betta
6x Tetras
10-15x RCS
5x Kuhli loach


Is that over stocked in a 2ft 15Gal?
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Old 08-11-2013, 06:22 PM   #24
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Ok so this would be my
Full stock list ( if possible)

1x Betta
6x Tetras
10-15x RCS
5x Kuhli loach

Is that over stocked in a 2ft 15Gal?
Also I should mention that I plan on planting, java fern, anubias, java moss, Marino moss balls. Would that be ok?
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Old 08-11-2013, 06:25 PM   #25
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Ok so this would be my
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1x Betta
6x Tetras
10-15x RCS
5x Kuhli loach

Is that over stocked in a 2ft 15Gal?
That might be pushing it, but mabye if you stick with small nano tetras like neons, you could pull it off
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Old 08-11-2013, 06:29 PM   #26
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That might be pushing it, but mabye if you stick with small nano tetras like neons, you could pull it off
Ok if I do that but hold off on the tetras and keep an eye on my levels? Keep up with weekly water changes? And see how it goes? Or possibly keep only 4 tetras? Or is 4 too small a group?
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Ok if I do that but hold off on the tetras and keep an eye on my levels? Keep up with weekly water changes? And see how it goes? Or possibly keep only 4 tetras? Or is 4 too small a group?
If you keep up on water changes an such, you should be fine. I would go with a school of 5
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If you keep up on water changes an such, you should be fine. I would go with a school of 5
Ok that's for all the advice one last question,
Black Kuhli loach or the stripy ones?
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Ok that's for all the advice one last question,
Black Kuhli loach or the stripy ones?
Which do you like best haha
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Which do you like best haha
I don't know haha, the stripy ones would add colour but I have a thing for black fish they just look nice? Such a bad way to put it I know lol. Would they mix together if I went with 3/2?
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I don't know haha, the stripy ones would add colour but I have a thing for black fish they just look nice? Such a bad way to put it I know lol. Would they mix together if I went with 3/2?
That would be fine , I have 5 black ones an wish I coul find the banded one
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That would be fine , I have 5 black ones an wish I coul find the banded one
Lol. That settles it then. It will probably take me a good 3 weeks to get stocked up and planted but I will post pics when I'm done. Thanks for all your help.
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Lol. That settles it then. It will probably take me a good 3 weeks to get stocked up and planted but I will post pics when I'm done. Thanks for all your help.
No prob,
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