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Thread: RCS or Amano?

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    Default RCS or Amano?


    0 Not allowed!
    I(for 95% of you that dont know) am setting up a 166 gallon Freshwater Planted Tropical Community tank, and I would like some inverts.
    RCS or Amano?
    Stocking(before you ask):
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    x10 bronze cory
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    RCS Advantages:
    more colorful, will breed
    RCS Disadvantages:
    Smaller, so they may get eaten by fish

    Amano advantages:
    Bigger, less likely to get eaten
    Disadvantages:
    Will not breed, Less colorful

    Honestly if I were you I'd do both. You've got plenty of room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino
    Honestly if I were you I'd do both. You've got plenty of room.
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