Backround why? - Page 3
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Freshwater Fish and Aquariums » Beginner Freshwater Aquarium » Backround why?

Backround why?

This is a discussion on Backround why? within the Beginner Freshwater Aquarium forums, part of the Freshwater Fish and Aquariums category; --> A lot of the fish you buy can infact be wild caught fish. Either way.. how is going from unnatural to unnatural a better ...

Check out these freshwater fish profiles
Red Eye Tetra
Red Eye Tetra
Pearl Gourami
Pearl Gourami
Reply
Old 09-16-2011, 05:10 PM   #21
 
Jbrofish8's Avatar
 
A lot of the fish you buy can infact be wild caught fish.

Either way.. how is going from unnatural to unnatural a better deal? Stress is stress. While you might think its a "better situation" for the fish, and you're right..it is, it doesn't change the fact that unnatural colors and movement can still cause them stress. Even if they started out in a breeding tank..
Posted via Mobile Device
Jbrofish8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2011, 05:32 PM   #22
zof
 
zof's Avatar
 
I think the key here is to find a background to fit your room, I just had an idea ignore the background and think about the water, get some driftwood and add some tannins to the water to make it darker, will make it look more brownish without the need to worry about a a complicated background, any further color adjustments can be done by adjusting the spectrum of bulb you use for lighting.
zof is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2011, 11:17 AM   #23
 
Byron's Avatar
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by crypted View Post
please i see you are very close minded . it may not be your thing and that is fine but my fish are not stressed at all. actually the aggression in the tank increases when i remove it. as for the background it does display the fish in a different way . u don't like it that is fine but it is only your opinion which is based on speculation not fact and it has nothing to do with the environment inside the tank. I am not afraid to be different i find you quote very funny
A few other members have countered this, but as you did direct it to me I will respond.

Your comment that your fish are not stressed is in itself a sign of your lack of understanding about fish. None of us can know first hand what is or isn't stressful to the fish. But we can learn from ichthyologists who have spent years studying this. To ignore their conclusions is comparable to going to your doctor and ignoring his analysis of why you are sick because you think you know better. You don't. None of us do.

My opinions on this forum are always based on scientific fact and personal experience. Always. I do not guess ever. I never post on topics of which I have no knowledge. The fish are living creatures and deserve better than my guessing or experimenting. If anyone decides to keep a live creature, be it a fish, turtle, dog, or horse, there comes with that decision the responsibility to first learn what is required and then provide it. Anything less is total irresponsibility.

If providing the best environment for my fish according to what nature has programmed them to expect is closed minded, fine. If we all followed this we would have healthier fish and fewer problems.
Byron is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New backround and some new fish in the 75g B14 VZR Freshwater Journals 11 01-10-2010 03:09 PM
diy carbord backround joeshmoe DIY Aquarium 7 01-02-2008 09:33 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:49 AM.