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the tap is 7.6 but I got one and it is eating my guppy fry. [I used them to help him get used to the tank]. He seems fine and is swimming about. I could not get tw because my total purchase on just fish would've been 26 dollars. Maybe in the future I will get one more but not now... Is 12 us dollars a little bit more than usual for one. I also bought water lettuce.. any special way to propagate or is it like duck weed.
I've only kept Pistia stratiotes in my outdoor pond during summer, and I brought it indoors during winter. It gets fairly large, around 6-8 inches across grown outdoors, and reproduces quite quickly. Kasselmann says it does well in aquaria, remaining a bit smaller; not fussy about water. It reproduces via runners, similar to Frogbit.

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Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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post #12 of 12 Old 02-20-2011, 09:27 AM Thread Starter
okay... By the way Byron my tap is 7.6 so probably won't drop but the fish seem fine so I won't do anything to it

38 gallon :
Pelvicachromis Taeniatus Nigerian Red not yet breeding pair
4 Pangio Kuhli
12 Hemmigrammus Bleheri
2 Botia Lohachata
1 Botia Straita
1 Ancistrus Sp.
6 Poecilia Reticulata




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