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    Thanks for the condolences, guys....once I get the water right again, Lauren already wants another fish or two...she wants more platys, but trying to steer her away from more "dirty" fish....not sure what to suggest though...with the 2 remaining paltys and the 7 tetras, we are pretty close to being fully stocked anyway, correct?
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    My opinion is you are fully stocked because of the remaining platys. With that being said, if you think all the fish have enough swimming space and your nitrates stay below 20ppm you might be able to put another fish in the tank, keep in mind, your current fish will grow. Seems it's time for that bigger tank.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    My opinion is you are fully stocked because of the remaining platys. With that being said, if you think all the fish have enough swimming space and your nitrates stay below 20ppm you might be able to put another fish in the tank, keep in mind, your current fish will grow. Seems it's time for that bigger tank.
    Thanks HB1, like I said, we are in no rush to add anything until I get the water right again...she saw a pic of a "blue mickey mouse platy" that she wants, but I told her we just have to wait..

    I'm wanting a few more plants and some shrimp, myself...
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    Gonna test the water here in a bit and post back...
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    Yup, mini-spikes or mini-cycles are just that, mini. Again, keeping in mind that your fish will grow, if you feel everyone has enough room, you can replace the platy without too much trouble.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    Yup, mini-spikes or mini-cycles are just that, mini. Again, keeping in mind that your fish will grow, if you feel everyone has enough room, you can replace the platy without too much trouble.
    Thanks HB1...I think they have plenty of room, the tetras seem to school on one side of the tank most of the time....until feeding time, then they are allover the place...what other fish besides a platy could we add that would not cause too many problems, and that would do well alone or maybe a pair?...I know they'll have to be small
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    Another question...decided to order my RC shrimp, and maybe a java fern or two from here: http://www.theshrimpfarm.com/shrimp.php

    They sell the shrimp in 10's, 10, 20, 30, etc....if you were me, what amount would you start with?....they will breed and multiply on their own, without my help, correct?....can a small tank like mine be "overrun" with shrimp?
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    I say "had", because one of the snails has mysteriously disappeared!...we've went over the tank with a fine tooth comb and can't find it anywhere!...that stumps the heck out of me
    What the heck???...it was 20 days ago that I posted about the missing snail....this morning, he reappeared, crawling around and eating like nothing had happened!!!...I guess he was inside the wheel-house decoration this whole time??

    Hibernation??...suspended animation??..."torpor"??

    Whatever it was, we're glad he's back...we had bought another small snail to replace him, an "Inca gold" I think it's called...so now we have 3 snails

    I really thought that snail had crawled out and dried up somewhere...
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    He was practicing not being seen.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    Dear naps, sorry I hated you so much when I was a child... Love me

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