|Herky ||07-15-2009 01:56 PM |
Mollies in blackwater?
Going to do a blackwater setup for my angels, gouramis, and discus but I also have two mollies that currently reside with them, will they be ok in a blackwater environment or should I move them to another tank (which I have another tank available, so not a big deal).
|bary trotter ||07-15-2009 04:24 PM |
Mollys would be ok but bettas love black water and could work in that tank
|Lupin ||07-15-2009 08:21 PM |
No, they will not be okay. In soft acidic environment, they become more prone to infections and become listless. Best keep them separated IMO.
|Oldman47 ||07-16-2009 07:50 PM |
Mollies in a black water environment will develop "shimmies" and will gradually get worse over time. As Lupin said, the acidic, low TDS environment will cause them to go downhill fast.
|Herky ||07-16-2009 08:43 PM |
Cool, thanks for the heads up, I didn't think they could handle it but I wasn't really sure...so thanks for saving my fish!
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