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Old 03-13-2014, 03:49 PM   #11
 
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Yeah those brochis would probably make quite a mess
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Old 03-13-2014, 04:02 PM   #12
 
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For substrate I like a mix of sand and gravel of a few different sizes. I think it looks more natural than all one size.
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Old 03-13-2014, 04:33 PM   #13
 
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Yeah those brochis would probably make quite a mess
That was exactly the thought I had that led to me taking it out . Must admit that, even though I had boiled it prior to putting it in, the quantity of tannins it was releasing was just way too much, the water was quickly on its way to bright orange. Mind you, it was a pain to get out again.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:00 PM   #14
 
Thanks for the information on the biotope, RSVBiffer. Your info backed up my research and has been very useful! Not too bothered about the understocking at the moment, and as you say, the sparse population reflects the fish density in the wild. I have bumped up the Brochis, Hatchets and Tetra to 10 each and Apistos are at 4, may increase them later on.

In which order did you introduce your fish, and over which time frame did you do it?

If you wouldn’t mind, could you please take a look at my new thread? It contains a few questions on equipment, and I think you’d be one of the best people to answer it considering your set-up Don’t worry about it if you don’t have the time.
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Old 04-06-2014, 03:17 PM   #15
 
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Glad to be able to help .

Just in the middle of stocking now and started with 30 Cardinal Tetra (P. axelrodi) and then after 4 weeks added 5 Emerald Cats (B. splendens) and 3 Peru Gold Stripe Corys (C. sp. cf. aeneus).

Currently on order are 12 Marble Hatchets (C. strigata), 12 Dwarf Pencils (N. marginatus), pair of A. cacatuoides, pair of A. panduro, 6 Common Otos (O. affinis) and a pair of Whiptail Cats (R. lanceolata). These should be ready for collection around the end of the month and will be added in (probably) two groups two weeks apart with the hatchets and pencils being the first group but it largely depends on once they have acclimatised after being shipped in. Ideally the Apistos will go in last.

Will also probably add another three Brochis as-and-when. This means we are a bit overstocked but with the filtration on the setup it shouldn't be a problem. Right off to look at your other thread.
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Old 04-06-2014, 03:55 PM   #16
 
Wow, I should definitely increase my stocking levels later on! Sounds like you're going to have a very beautiful community. Takes a long time to set up, but it must be worth it. Thanks again for your help! :D Clarifies how long I need to wait between introducing the fishes.
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Old 04-07-2014, 01:25 AM   #17
 
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Quarantining is really, really important and is a good way to space out additions to a tank. Myself and others quarantine for at least a month. Others do 2 weeks - thats really considered to the the absolute minimum. This is really important so it's getting its own space....

NO good comes from being in a hurry to stock your tank.
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