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  1. Olympia
    08-23-2012 10:37 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    Delhezi or palmas are the ones I want too.. At least you can find them in America. -__-
  2. Olympia
    08-23-2012 08:31 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    You know you want a little Polypterus palmas.
    I wish I could get something other than senegals... gonna keep looking. -__-
  3. Olympia
    08-23-2012 05:47 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    Ropefish could easily do a 55 gallon, for 2-3. Well, I guess most people say it's improper, but they aren't active, and they don't need to keep their bodies straight like knives. 55 gallons is good for a single bichir.. but again the width of the tank is the same as the length of the fish. All personal opinion with tank sizes once you start getting up there. I've heard everything from my tank is horribly overstocked to horribly understocked (if that's even possible). 75 gallons is a great tank size to start with these guys, that's basically what mine are living in, the 90 gallon is just 4" taller, doesn't really do much for these guys.
  4. Olympia
    08-22-2012 10:31 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    No clue, actually. Just gonna go with the flow. I can expect 1" a month growth from bichir, so it's really not that bad.
  5. Olympia
    08-21-2012 09:41 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    Yes, I really gotta pick up the pace on this baby. Really need those congos growing, as well as the buffalo heads.
  6. Olympia
    08-21-2012 09:15 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    I'm not posting photos till it's done, sadly. Just a personal choice. Hopefully by the end of the week I'll have some congo tetra in there, who knows.
  7. Olympia
    08-21-2012 04:00 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    A gulper catfish could probably manage- look em up. Sooo cool, but they are no tank mate fish, gah. I think they can eat fish three times their size- they grab the fish by the mouth, and let the fish do the rest of the work, swimming forward, right into the gulper's mouth.
    Gotta figure out my rock formation today. :)
  8. Sakura8
    08-20-2012 11:26 PM - permalink
    Sakura8
    I found them online at azgardens for $7.99 but shipping is at least $37. I also discovered I could cram 6 zebra loaches in there too (botia striata) if I had to but again, I'd have to order online. I could try one yo-yo loach. That's what my LFS keeps recommending but I do have those gouramis . . . hmm. I think I should just start saving. Maybe start collecting cans for recycling instead of putting it in municipal recycling . . . Thanks Izzy. I know I can always rely on you for good advice. :)
  9. Olympia
    08-20-2012 09:00 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    OH. Well, then it'd be SUPER accurate if I put in an introduced species!
    Probably won't happen. But if I got, like pearl scales I wouldn't have to worry about them being swallowed. xD
  10. Olympia
    08-20-2012 08:12 PM - permalink
    Olympia
    Lol, don't tempt me. My LFS sells little brown goldfish (think they're called bronze?) 2 goldfish and I'd need a second canister! Plus... weirdest African community ever. Can you imagine how out of place they'd look? Just, being all big and.. goldfishy... It'd be hilarious, people would just think they were like, feeders that survived.

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  • About thekoimaiden
    Biography
    I got into the hobbyin 2007 with a high school project. Now I have 4 tanks and a koi pond
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    Virginia, USA
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    Ichthyology, entomology, herpetology, hiking, caving, photography, and writing
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    Student
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    Female
    Total Years Fish Keeping Experience
    5 - 10
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