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Jay Ack 11-26-2008 09:59 PM

Driftwood opinion
 
i have a 80 gallon tank, i have 4 black ghost knife fish, i heard they need driftwood to live happy.

Highland lake13 11-26-2008 10:22 PM

I have heard that they do thrive in a large tank with lots of hiding places. In the wild they live in root systems and under rock piles. I am sure that they would love some driftwood.

Tyyrlym 12-01-2008 07:30 AM

What Black Ghost Knife's need is more cover than roughage. Driftwood will provide cover and look good. They are sensitive to light and skittish.

Be aware, a BGK can reach two feet in length so if you're planning on keeping these fish you're going to need a bigger tank.


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