12-26-2012, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by redchigh
Why does everyone keep saying that?
In their native enviroment, they're found in freshwater all the way to double-strength seawater.
A tbsp of marine salt per 4 gallons helps them breed and is safe on most plants, but they'll do okay in plain fresh if you use drip acclimitization.
from everything that i have read they favor the brackish water and breed in brackish. also their eggs hatch into larval stages so that makes it hard.