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post #11 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 10:19 PM Thread Starter
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yes I know needs to grow out in back, lfs only had 6 small val's
what can a guy do !

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post #12 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 10:41 PM
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Looks good so far. Only one suggestion. If you can affor done, get a quality HOB filter or a good Canister filter. I dont know that the internal will be enough to handle a descent size fish load.
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post #13 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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fluval 405 canister and a emperor 280 hob on this tank also! as well as a spounge filter :D

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post #14 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 11:30 PM
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for a tank like that id go for 3-4 glass knife fish (they school in groups of 3 of more) 1-2 ABF's abnose plec and something of decent size for mid water levels.

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post #15 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks king !

here's what I was thinking :

8-10 tiger barbs green variant
3 zebra loches
8-10 harliquin rasboras
2 dwarf guarami

what you think?

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post #16 of 26 Old 03-22-2008, 11:50 PM
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sounds good to me but i dont know much about a fish that isnt considered an "oddity"

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post #17 of 26 Old 03-23-2008, 03:53 AM
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wow ! tanks looking great :)
fish list loks good,only thing i would change would be the
dwarf gourami,i'd have Pearl gourami instead,
but that's jmo. :)
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post #18 of 26 Old 03-23-2008, 09:01 AM
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if i were you i would get 1 pearl and 1 dwarf. they are both gorgous! everything else sounds good!!
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post #19 of 26 Old 03-24-2008, 04:46 AM
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if you go for two seperste ones,get either two females,
or a male and female,Two males will fight.
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post #20 of 26 Old 03-24-2008, 08:01 AM
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i love chocolate gouramis too. how big do they usually get?
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