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  1. calculating a tank size

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I'm getting a Glass tank from my LFS with dimensions as 36'' L x 24'' D x 18'' H = 67.3 G. For my bioload(mainly fish/invertebrates) calculations, I'm taking the dimensions a bit less - Instead of 36'', I'm taking 34'' for Length - Do we not take glass thickness? - Instead of 24'', I'm taking...
  2. mixing different barbs

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    i currently have 5 gold barbs(Barbodes semifasciolatus) in my 30 gallon planted tank; i'm planning to add 5 odessa barbs(Pethia padamya). The internet says both types can reach 2.8 inches, but the average size is below 2 inches. Some questions: 1. i read that barbs like to school with their own...
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