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11-17-2011, 02:11 AM #1
Fluval Edge 6g for Red Cherry Shrimp?
So, I've been wanting RCS in my tank, but I'm not sure I can with my current stocking ideas. Sooo...what if I got one of these for some plants, maybe a small school of tetras, and some Red Cherry Shrimp?
And of course, I forget to add the link! Here it is: http://www.petco.com/product/117230/...-in-White.aspx
Last edited by Ellen4God; 11-17-2011 at 02:20 AM.
11-17-2011, 02:24 AM #2
11-17-2011, 02:29 AM #3
Very true. I like the look of this tank though. I like that it doesn't have a black rim or anything. It's more streamlined or something.
11-17-2011, 03:44 AM #4
IMO I would never use one of those, too much of a pain. I concur with rich, just go with a ten. You already have a HOB filter.
11-17-2011, 05:57 AM #5
0Originally Posted by Red
Its a total PITA to plant, Scape & Maintain due to the limited access through the top. I also found the stock lighting really lacking for plants and had to refit it to LEDs.
I love the asthetics but I would take a 10G [or 5g] to work on any day of the week. I only bought mine off CL for the two EHEIMS that came with it . YMMVGas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
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11-17-2011, 04:14 PM #6
0Originally Posted by rich311k
DON'T DO IT ELLEN.....ummm..please?
11-17-2011, 06:42 PM #7
Should work fine. I had a fluval edge but traded it away, it had a nice look to it, but cleaning it was a pain. Also if you ever have to net out any fish/shrimp it can be a challenge. I didn't want to ante up $ for one of those triangle shaped nets fluval sells, so I bent a normal net into that shape. I think petsmart had the some fluval accessories on clearance.
11-17-2011, 08:43 PM #8
lol I'm not going to get one. :p
I wasn't planning on running out to get one now anyway - it would have to require some saving!! But, I was toying with the idea. I'm still not sure what I want the stock in my 30g to be yet, but I'm pondering a few ideas. Any suggestions? I'm going crazy trying to decide! (Not that it's time to get the fish - my tank is still in my bathtub right now. It's empty, but not set up yet. I just like to have my ducks in a row.)
11-17-2011, 10:12 PM #9
For your 30g how about some harlequin Rasboras? I am waiting on them to go on sale and then i am going to get at least 10 for my 29g. At petsmart they are $2 normally. (I am waiting for them to be on sale at $1, Yes I am cheep )Lots of tanks. Some tanks are planted. Fish include community and bettas.
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