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post #1 of 3 Old 03-05-2008, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
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What color gravel!!!

im planning to get a blck ghost knife fish, but people are saying gravel color and change the fish's color.

i want to know waht color gravel will maintain that jet black color.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-05-2008, 09:31 PM
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Darker colored substrates relax a fish and bring them out more. With a BGK, I would definately do black since they are sensitive to light, prefer dark places, and are nocturnal.
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-06-2008, 04:45 PM
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The whole point of a fish's color is to blend into their surroundings and not be seen. So when you put lighter colored gravel with a dark fish, they'll turn out a washed out gray, not black.
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