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post #11 of 16 Old 04-23-2008, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
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I will ask if they will hold em. As for ordering more, even if they say they could, **** happens.

I am already having troubles finding Panda Cory's and Bristlenose Pleco around here (even custom ordered in). So I am hesitant to put anything to chance.

I would even be willing to buy an empty 10 gallon with a heater and do daily water changes then keep the tank for future use.
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post #12 of 16 Old 04-23-2008, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Huzzah! The problem is solved! Called Petcetera and apparently the Albino Pristella's are a breed they carry regulary, so I can cycle my tank empty without worry.

My god I worry to much...

Now I need some ammonia...
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post #13 of 16 Old 04-23-2008, 05:43 PM
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You could just get a raw shrimp and throw it in. It'll break down and cause plenty of waste for your tank to cycle with.
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post #14 of 16 Old 04-24-2008, 03:18 AM
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glad things are on the up for you.
yeah the shrimp will work if you are unable to get
pure bottled amonia.
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post #15 of 16 Old 04-24-2008, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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Would a tank like this be considered good stocked, overstocked or room for more?

29g

8 Albino X-Ray Tetra's
6 Panda Cories
1 Male Betta
1 Clown Pleco
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Sounds good to me! I would hold off on the clown pleco until you have some decent algae growth. Also, clowns really love driftwood, so I would recommend adding a piece. It looks great, anyway.
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