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|MoneyMitch ||09-13-2009 03:14 PM |
what are the best CHEAP fish to cycle with? i need something hardy and cheap im going to lfs today in about a hr Money
what size of tank are you cycling? a common pleco only costs me £0.99 but they get massive. neon tetras are about £1.00 each, tiger barbs roughly £1.50 each, it really depends on what kind of fish you want to keep, if you cycle properly the fish you use shouldn't have any trouble during the cycling stage.
|MoneyMitch ||09-13-2009 04:34 PM |
not trying to put my high dollar fish that i want through a cycle its a 55gal click on my aquariums tab and you will see details neons are way to sensitive to go through a cycle common plecos get way to big and barbs are notorious fin nippers. after the cycle im gunna take the fish out and rehome them maybe feeder guppies?
|Twistersmom ||09-13-2009 04:44 PM |
|Rohland ||09-13-2009 04:48 PM |
yes twister is right. zebra danios are petsmart were $0.77!
I was just there :)
However using seachem cycle, can save you all the hassle :)
Its the bacteria your tank needs to cycle in a bottle.
|MoneyMitch ||09-13-2009 09:16 PM |
well ended up getting fish in here today ill have to keep a eye out for that seachem stuff
|JohnnyD44 ||09-15-2009 12:37 PM |
|MoneyMitch ||09-15-2009 04:32 PM |
tahnks for all the recommendations guys, turned out Africans are pretty durable, nto to mention i only got 4 of them and have some live plants and a 55 shouldnt be a problem cyclin the tank. Money
|aunt kymmie ||09-15-2009 04:47 PM |
Good to hear. Nothing worse than having a danio(s) swimming around when a danio(s) was never part of your final stocking plan.
|nomel ||09-15-2009 07:17 PM |
Minnows! :D Drop them off in a fish pond when you're done with them.
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