06-30-2010, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Twitch
Oh and as a sidenote, I won't be getting fish anytime soon. The tank is just going to sit for a while.
I'm sure if you were into fish before, that you know to cycle your tank anyways. Both of these fish need a good aged, cycled tank.
I used to keep a Brown Knife. He was my fav freshwater fish ever. He would actually let me hand feed and pet him! He ate the flakes I gave everyone (he was in a mixed community 55g, flakes were TetraColor Crisps) and also frozen bloodworm cubes. He wouldn't touch freeze-dried anything. I'm sure BK's would take other live or frozen stuff, I just tried the froz bloodworm cubes and he loved them, so I stopped there, LOL.
On a side note, they are definitely nocturnal. Mine had a great cave to hide in and would not come out till the lights were out. So make sure it definitely has a good hidey-hole, and don't expect to see him zipping about all day like they do there at the store.
Last edited by trukgirl; 06-30-2010 at 02:21 PM..