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post #11 of 14 Old 02-06-2011, 10:54 AM
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Your lighting should be fine that's what I have on my 55 and my plants grow good.
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post #12 of 14 Old 02-06-2011, 11:22 AM
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I agree that your lighting should be fine for medium to low light plants. I have about the same set up over a 60 gallon tank. My plants grow like weeds and I have had to remove many of them because it was looking like a jungle. I think nothing is better then the real plants in a fresh water tank. I started with silk and within a week, I went to real. I hated how the silk looked compared to the real. I also made the mistake of thinking real were more difficult to deal with. They are actually quite easy to deal with and now that I have quit fussing over them, they are doing wonderful.

Did I read that you have 3 Tiger Barbs? If so, they like to be in larger groups. 7 or so would be a better group.
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well i had them 3 for like now 4 or 5 years now. the only new fish/fishy is 3 angles =\
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post #14 of 14 Old 02-13-2011, 07:13 PM
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yeah i agree that you should get more tiger barbs. they are the worst fin nippers and they nip more when not in a suitable school size. at least 6 would be good. they would terrorize your angels who are vulnerable because of their long fins and slowness.
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