Planted journey

Discussion in 'Planted Tanks' started by Innocent159, May 14, 2017.

Voter count: 46
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What fish should i put in the tank?

  1. Neon tetra

    22 vote(s)
    47.8%
  2. Shrimp

    17 vote(s)
    37.0%
  3. micro-Rosbara

    8 vote(s)
    17.4%
  4. pencil fish

    6 vote(s)
    13.0%
  5. glo-light tetra

    5 vote(s)
    10.9%
  6. bottom dwellers

    14 vote(s)
    30.4%
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    Innocent159

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    One week later and guess who popped in:
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    Also big thanks to @BoelderBeestie for assiting me with some shrimps. Thread coming soon

    Flow sorted for now
    IMG_20180408_153112.jpg
     
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    Did that hatch in your tank ?
     
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    Yes, thought its dead.
     
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    that is very cool .... always nice to see them grow, I like fish that can sustain a population.

    Later Ferdie
     
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    It's a good thing, well if your fish breed readily or have actually been bred in captivity :eek:

    Those with large planted tanks and small fish probably enjoy these things :)
     
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    Seems like i might go 100l again but I like the tank now as is. Might just increase filtration if needed. Only one hatched or one survived hopefully it's a female

    Yes next ill be adding shrimp to see if they will do better this time compared to last time.

    Also pitty neons will almost never bred
     
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    Looking for top level dwellers
     
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    The tank is open right?
     
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    Not anymore. Got glass cover
    IMG_20180408_153058.jpg

    Looking for a few options to research
     
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    Hatchetfish and halfbeaks are my immediate thoughts. They stick to the surface quite well and some hatchets are very pretty! They'll like our soft water too :)
     
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    Innocent159

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    So basically the only 2 options i have because i couldn't get any other fish that only stay at the top.

    I'm thinking getting a single fish that's top and mid level but afraid it would interfer with the neon school
     
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    @Hendre thinking of getting dwarf gourami
     
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    Maybe get a honey gourami instead. Anyway my gouramis are all over the place, never clinging to the surface.

    These two stay near or on the surface of the water
     
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    I guess than gourami is out

    The halfbeaks and hatchetfish doesn't look nice to me.
    Why nt dwarf gourami?
     
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    If you want a strictly top level fish then gourami is out. Otherwise you could have one, may just harass your shrimp...
     
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    Betta would be nice addition to the tank if not i might just look for a pretty male guppy.

    Here is no shrimps in the tank at the moment also feel that mid and lower level of the tank is fine. Might get four more neons because i hate the number 11
     
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    Male guppies would be nice! Betta too :)

    Oh okay, that makes it easier. More tetras won't hurt!
     
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    Now to find out where can i get nice bettas
     
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    Fish ETC sometimes has, and @zubair breeds some awesome stuff :)
     
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    Thanks. I'll message him
     

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