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    Your tank looks great with your fish. The cherry barbs are beautiful. Love your peppered cories. I'm going to have a school of 12 in my new 29 gallon.

    If you're considering zebra danios, a school of 12 longfin danios would be really nice. I love my longfin danios, they're really a very pretty fish. You want to be sure to have a 1 to 2 ratio of males to females, as the boys really do chase the girls.
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    Absolutely Beautiful.!!!! Awesome job!!! Good luck and keep up the good work, dang I am almost jealous .
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

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    Both the tank and fish realy look great FF. You should with a school Penquin tetras like you wanted. If not Black neons are very underrated as I've stated before, you would not go wrong with either. They would both love your pH.

    A pair of these dwarf chiclids would look cool in your tank:

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    such a crazily sexy tank, its ridiculous. and just to rub it in, its basically brand new.
    I let my planted tank fizzle out of control but i think you've inspired me to try again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    A pair of these dwarf chiclids would look cool in your tank:

    Thanks for this - do you know what species this is?

    EDIT: found it! Laetacara dorsigera. Ok, reading up. Thanks.
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    Interesting species. You don't see them that often. Might be a better choice with your tapwater and it seems a little less likely to go homicidal maniac when they start breeding.

    The tank as a whole seems to be progressing nicely. I like it!

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    Cheers, yes - when it grows in a bit more I'll soften the borders between plant species. I still have a LOAD of alternanthera to add from the shrimp tank (which will eventually be broken down and sold).

    Yes, looking at that Laetacara dorsigera, I didn't realise it was an acara. It's meant to be very peaceful and laid back which is good - and should tolerate my hard water. I'll add it to the shortlist.
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    There's another species from this family that gets a little bigger (not much) that is just as peaceful and been around longer, Laetacara curviceps. Yes they used to class them in the Acara family untill recently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    There's another species from this family that gets a little bigger (not much) that is just as peaceful and been around longer, Laetacara curviceps. Yes they used to class them in the Acara family untill recently.
    That I missed somehow, thanks!

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    Another photo session tonight.

    Last night I planted up some of the alternanthera from the shrimp tank. I also tried removing the rock from the wood to see how waterlogged it was. I fully expected it to still be floating but it just about stayed put so I risked it and removed the rock. It hasn't moved so I think I'm safe. I pulled some of the anubias from the other wood and wedged them into the holes in the new wood.

    Here's a full tank shot. My next putchase will be some black or clear pipework. I have a double length spraybar I planned to install in this tank across the back but the curved connecter I have here (between the pipework and the spraybar) doesn't have any way of pointing along the back rather than straight out from back to front. I will look at options for changing this. If anyone can recommend anything I'd appreciate it.



    Frogbit seems to be doing ok.



    It's a shame the glass needs a clean as I think this is the sharpest shot I've ever got of a male cherry barb!



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