hi! i'm new here, but not new to fish. I just set up a 20g tank tonight, and i'm not sure what i'm going to put in it. I have experience with african cichlids, and salt water tanks, but i'v been toying with the idea of a community tropical tank with your run of the mill tetras, and danios, etc.....
so here's the question.....I'v put crushed coral, mixed with an epoxy gravel as my substrate. Is this going to buff the ph
too much for non cichlid fish? what is the ideal ph
of tetras, corys, danios? Also, i put in a piece of drift wood, i just couldn't resist, cause i love the way it looks, but i understand that this will lower the ph
. How drastacly will this affect the ph
? if i decide to go with cichlids, will this work? (the drift wood i mean) We have a wonderful 7.5 ph
tap water in south western ontario, which is ideal for cichlids.
if i decide to go with cichlids, i'v narrowed it down to german rams (south american)
or species 44 (lake victorian)
does any one have any knowledge of these species of fish especially how many to a tank is appropriate, and male to female ratios