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    Thanks!

    Yes you do :) we decided that they needed more room than the 15 and moved them up and found them some friends. All of their tails are back to bright red and they seem to be happier in their larger group.

    At the moment we have:
    1 male swordtail ( also from the small tank)
    9 pristella tetras ( 5 from the 15 and 4 new ones)
    1 bristle nose pleco
    1 bolivian ram
    3 otos

    I think that another school of something would be a nice addition, but I haven't figured out what yet. Otherwise we might just add to the pristella group.

    :)

    ... The ram says we need more plants. That is probably the next step.

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    So, our bristlenose didn't survive more than two days, but everyone else has been happy since we started.

    Thanks for all the advice! Our tank is a happy place :)

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    Sorry about your BNP. Tank looks nice - have you thought about adding a black background?
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin and Regular Fin Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank (still cycling) - Amano Shrimp, Black Neon Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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    also sorry about the BNP. Something is off there. I'd try again. they are great fish.
    Your tank looks GREAT! but I agree with gronlaura. A black background to hid the cords etc wouldl really set it off beautifully
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
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    BN pleco take two...It's like having a roomba 0_o. He's been in there three days and most of the tank has been vacuumed!

    This tank has been mostly on the back burner while we got another smallish tank set up in my son's room. I hope to add another school soon. We will see what the pleco does to the weekly water parameters first, though.

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    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 just because. - 1Sarah Happy Drink Like a Viking Friday! - KevinVA Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 My turn to buy - fishmommie 
    It's EOTW Beer Time, so here's a Cafe Latte that looks like champagne in a bucket! - KevinVA Congrats on the cycles! - Slaphppy7 Thanks for the Rep and the gift :) - steeler58 Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    Thx4 - pRED For your new tetra's :) - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Good job on your amazing tanks! - SeaLady thank you for all the helpful information - showmebutterfly 
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    Quote Originally Posted by GobleWarming View Post
    BN pleco take two...It's like having a roomba 0_o. He's been in there three days and most of the tank has been vacuumed!

    This tank has been mostly on the back burner while we got another smallish tank set up in my son's room. I hope to add another school soon. We will see what the pleco does to the weekly water parameters first, though.
    Good luck with the new BNP. Just be sure to scoop his poop and all should be well. Also be sure to feed him - just algae won't keep him going.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
    My 75 gal - Gold Pristella Tetras, Scissortail Rasboras, Neon Dwarf Rainbowfish, Longfin and Regular Fin Zebra Danios, Bristlenose Pleco
    My Dual 29 gals - Left Tank - Diamond Tetras. Right Tank (still cycling) - Amano Shrimp, Black Neon Tetras

    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass....it's about learning to dance in the rain"

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    Thanks! How often do you feed plecos veggies? Or algae wafers? We feed the rest of the troupe every other day.

    And yes, I can already see that there needs to be some mini vacuum sessions midweek... Poop central!

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    I feed veggies once a week, leave it in for 2 days....algae wafers maybe every other day, broken up, but most everyone in the 40 gallon will take a bite or two

    Mini vacs? I may be able to help: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=115488
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal

    40 Gallon Breeder: ... Journal

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    Sweet!! I bet I could just use my regular siphon hose ( it is a good 10 feet or more so we can siphon from tank out a convenient window) without the larger attachment. Thanks bunches!

    I got some zucchini for the new fellow, so we will give it a try tomorrow. He is pretty large, so I think he can manage it raw ( does that sound right?). The ottos are all swimming around looking confused now that most of the algae has been demolished. They will probably appreciate the algae wafers too.

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    Back at you,  good sir! - Compass I'm glad somebody's keeping this "old tradition" alive :) - steeler58 Here's to the 4th and nose hair fiascos! - Taurus got otos - cm12setx otos -- yay - RiversGirl 
    Oto - SeaLady Heres to getting the fish we like and the 4th of July wich was nice enough to be on a friday! - steeler58 Using some of my winnings on friends and you probably could use some coffee :) - steeler58 So very sorry :( - steeler58 TGIF! May the good Lord be with you and your family Matt. - Taurus 
    Have a cyber-miller and forget about "trolls" first person I saw that did not like you, LOL!! - steeler58 pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie welcome back from vacation - showmebutterfly Congrats on 10,000 brother! - KevinVA Have another for reaching 10,000 posts!! - steeler58 
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    No prob, the hose should work just fine...my BNP prefers the zucchini microwaved for about a minute, in a bit of water, (then cooled of course) more than she does raw
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