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    Thanks again :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by spacecowgirl View Post
    P.S. When introducing a school of tetra's for example, say 10-12, do you add them all at once to a new aquarium, or in groups of 4 over a period of time?
    Sorry, I missed the PS. If you did a fishless cycle and you're doing a first time stocking, then you can fully stock the tank. If you do a fish in cycle, then you want to introduce fish gradually to give your BB a time to grow to accommodate new additions.
    If you have an established tank and are adding additional fish to your existing stock, again, add a few at a time to give the BB a chance to catch up.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Perfect, thanks a bundle!!!

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    + 1 to FM, if your tanks cycled, than add all the fish. I got here a little late but there are a couple of more fish that I would like to suggest if they are availble to you.

    One is the Ember tetra, it stays small and is very hardy and adaps well to harder water conditions.

    Another little beauty is the Flame or Von rio tetra another great beginer fish that adaps well to most water conditions.

    You might also look at Black neons, Rosy, and Lemon tetras. Just want you to know there are alot of options out there.
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    Hey, great alternatives!!! Thanks a lot, much appreciated :)

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    Steeler1 really knows his tetras and gives great advice.
    ps - I've tried to reply to your PM but it's not letting me. I'll keep trying
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    welcomewave.gif to the AC!

    I can't wait to see how your tank looks! Whatever fish you choose, you sound like you are starting out right. And a black background will really make your fish pop!

    Everyone here is very passionate about their fish and fishkeeping and will give you great advice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Steeler1 really knows his tetras and gives great advice.
    +1 to that. Steeler is a walking/talking fish encyclopedia.

    So far, you've received a lot of great advice in here. Please don't ever hesitate to post your questions. Everyone's got an opinion, and while each side has merit, I'm the only one that's right. So, when in doubt, listen to me. ;P


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