11-25-2011, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Calmwaters
I have ordered fish from them before and get the newsletter they send out they have lots and lots of nice fish! You guys are so lucky to live with in driving distance.
We are so fortunate. Their fish are unbelievably healthy, too. If I'm in PetSmart for some other reason, and look at their fish, it makes me a little sad for them. Some of them look like completely different species because the color is so drab. I will say though that overall the PetSmart fish look better than another pet store in the area, where there are often dead fish, and many sad and sick looking guys. :(
Originally Posted by Quantum
Maybe not as cute as the gobies, but Whiptail Catfish and Twig Catfish would work in your water. The Red Lizard Whiptail is really interesting. I have a farlowella (twig catfish) and its one of my favorites. Not colorful or active, but there is something endearing about it.
I do like oddballs, too. The two you mentioned are interesting looking - I'll have to read up more on them as well. Keep the suggestions coming!
I just revisited my fish spreadsheet, and I have the forktails listed as doing well in 6.5-7.5 pH.... I got my info from various sources, but can't remember where that one came from. *sigh*
This site has an even greater range - 6-8. FishProfiles.com - Pseudomugil furcatus
Argh, it can get so confusing to have such different info everywhere...