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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishkeeper View Post
    Okay, so I just got a 29 biocube for Christmas, and I'm working on stocking. One thing I'm thinking I may do is keep a leaf fish and an African butterflyfish in it, but I'm also considering something else. Microfish. Here's what I'm thinking of:
    25-ish microrasboras, at least. Possibly two or more species.
    At least 10 celestial pearl danios.
    15 or so dwarf cories (Habrosus)
    3 sparkling gouramis

    And I'm trying to figure out which I'd prefer... Would this stocking work? Not with the leaf-fish and African butterfly, of course, those would eat the micros all up.
    If you could do softish water it might. Replacing the CPB with ember tetra or chili rasboras would work better. If you got rock hard water you can expect to lose half the cories in the next two months

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    Ember tetras... Totally forgot about those guys. Thanks!
    Why should I replace the CPDs? Are they really picky about water hardness or something?
    Our water is about 7.2 most of the time, but I can add some oak leaves to soften up the water a little bit. Would that be good for the little guys?
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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