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ideas for a themed tank please
Old 01-11-2010, 09:18 AM   #21
 
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You could meet in the middle maybe and get a 80L tank? That's a neat size tank too.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:26 AM   #22
 
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i think ive found the odeal tank its 110 litre approx and its only 104 i think it wood be a nice addition for our games room so wat could i stock in that
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:43 AM   #23
 
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I'm assuming that's cheap? (I donno the Pound-$ conversion)
You could def add your Rams in that..Its really at that size a matter A) what water you have (soft/ hard) B) what you like.
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:06 AM   #24
 
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ahh yeah i think i have hard water and i like corydoras and color
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:10 AM   #25
 
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I strongly suggest buying a liquid test kit that incl pH, KH, Ammonia, NO2 NO3. This will not only help you determine right now what water you have there from your tap, but also help you monitor the tank later one (during cycling this is VERY necessary to have, and later for sicknesses monitoring too).

Cause if you have hard (er) water, I'd def stay away from any of these Tetra's you mentioned before, they will not be healthy in hard water, they need soft acidic water to live in.
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:16 AM   #26
 
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ahh okay i will have to save money first i get 7 a week so it will take me a few months to get the tank so by then i will have my list ready i have another question which one is harder a themed tank or a cichlid tank
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Old 01-11-2010, 12:30 PM   #27
 
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Do like an ancient ruins theme and go for the strange fish that really stand out, like a ghost knife.

Or what first came to mind is this awesome looking Armoured bichir. http://www.aquarticles.com/images/Ga...bichir%201.jpg
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Old 01-11-2010, 12:57 PM   #28
 
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i like the ancient ruins and the ghost knife but the birchir looks disgusting
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:06 PM   #29
 
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The diff between price on a 55 and a 75 is not much. Looking at the 75g dimensions I was struck by what seemed to be a nice set-up... 48Lx18Wx20H ... not as narraow as a 55, 2" shorter to make working it actually easier, and 6" wider to give enuff room for a decent aquascape.

I'm sitting here looking at the empty 75g trying to plan the decorations. ...but anyway 75g is a good size, not that much bigger than a 55g.

Budget-wise I'd say get a 55 min. The wal-mart 29 kits are just a few dollars less than the 55 kit... but the filters and hoods are not professional. You might want a canister filter.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:14 PM   #30
 
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i live in the uk so we dont have walmart buh its sounds good watever it is and 20g is alot well it is for me
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