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Old 07-25-2014, 09:04 AM   #11
 
When you add the safe start you have to add ammonia as well or the bacteria will starve. You have to add the conditioner to the water as well, though, that removes chlorines and chloramines.
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:30 AM   #12
 
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Oh, I forgot to say. Dont add all these fish at once. That would throw everything out of whack. First cycle the tank, than after a after a month start getting a some fish.
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:53 AM   #13
 
If they fishless cycle they can add the fish all at once.
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:40 PM   #14
 
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I would say ditch the swordtail. Stock it something like this;
1 angel
6 hatchets
12 x rays (i like the albinos more)
1 or 2 bn plecos
5-8 cories

The best food is variety, so i would say get; any nls pellet, omega one tropical flakes, frozen bloodworms, frozen mysis, frozen brine shrimp, and you can throw in some frozen cyclops. Also omega one algae wafers and some cucumber every week or 2, for the plecos. That is basically what I feed my fish, and great results.
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Apparently the tetras may nip at the angelfish. Should i be worried about keeping them together?
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:41 PM   #15
 
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The x-rays will not nip at the angel. Plus with a big school, you have nothing to worry about.
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:42 PM   #16
 
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I have 5 angels in with 8 black neon tetras and I've never seen a tetra aggressive toward any fish at all.
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