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    Whatever you choose will influence what options you have in bottom dwellers.

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    If you're taking votes, I'm for pool sand, black sand or a rock bottom w/ tiers. Not sure I'd go for glass rocks, but that's just a personal preference. I loved how you did your substrate before, though. That looked really nice.

    Edit: Your Loaches would probably appreciate sand, though, wouldn't they?
    Last edited by KevinVA; 02-08-2013 at 05:08 PM.
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    TD: Whatever I get will def have to be okay for my loaches.

    KEV: I don't know. I really like the look of sand. Whatever I end up getting will come after the sump is built and all that good stuff. I've got a while.

    Doing a precautionary testing of the parms and a W/C before I head out to the LFS!

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    I vote pool/play sand. Home depot $9 for 100lbs. I have used it in many a tank.

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    I've never even laid eyes on a Home Depot. Lol. But don't worry, we have a pool shop I can get it at if that's what I choose. I do think it would brighten things up a bit.

    Well, it looks like I'm waiting till this evening to pick up my fish. My husband want's to be in on the choosing.

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    Haha, you're turning him into a monster! I can't wait to see what you do. =]
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    He'll get bragging rights though. How many guys can say they get private displays from the blue angels. ;-)

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    lol, well said. ;P
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    Quote Originally Posted by MandyK View Post
    Thank you guys, once again.

    Sandz, it isn't the sump that's the issue. The more I think about it, the more I think that this just won't work out. I have a feeling that the stress I'll be harboring over these guys will just about ruin the experience for me, and let's face it... this was a fairly risky endeavor for someone who has been in the hobby for LESS than a year.

    We are still doing the sump build and all the mechanical issues, but I'm positive that there has been a stock change.

    Maybe when I'm in a better place and have more experience. I mean hey, I've got a LONG time to get comfortable enough to try Discus. :)

    You guys are great, I just think I got a little too ambitious. I don't mean to let any one down, but I really feel a TON better with this this choice. And hey, angels are beautiful as well!
    I backed away from discus for the same reason, Mandy. I want to enjoy the tank and I decided that I'd be worried about discus all the time. I worry all the time now LOL but discus would be worse. Angels are a good choice.

    I have a beautiful pearlscape smokey blue Philippine marble angel in my south american tank. I cannot tell you how gorgeous he is. He's not a veil but still a stunner. you could also house severums with angels - but maybe you've already thought of that. my yellow makes me think of a discus. big and round and brightly colored. very mellow fish. And I'm telling you, I love my blood parrots. cute and comical and sweet as can be. talk about color! Whatever you decide, I'm sure you'll enjoy the tank!
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    Am I the only one who has a nagging feeling that rose line barbs and angels might not be the best mix?

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