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    Default discus community tank


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    Discus, serpae tetra, cardinal tetra, botias, corys. Waiting patiently for hair grass to fill in.photo(1).jpg

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    Pretty scape, interested in the work you put into a community tank. Whats your tank cleaning schedule like?
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    Lovely scape, will look great once that grass has grown out!
    55g planted: 10x adult guppies, 9x kuhli loaches, 7x black neons, 2x neons, 6x Amano shrimp, assassin snails & cherry shrimp

    10g planted: Occasional platies & black devil trumpet snail

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    Beautiful.
    Couldn't help but notice the driftwood. toward the left, looks like a bit of a frog face with a hand up thumbing for a ride. Or is it just me? LOLi
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Maintenance is once a month using a 50% water change.

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    Wow - really? For 2in discus? Thats a great looking scape. I hope it works good long term.

    Good luck with them.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    Quote Originally Posted by luv2sk8te17 View Post
    Maintenance is once a month using a 50% water change.
    Holy cow. Seriously? you only change 50% of the water 1 time a month?
    What do your nitrates run in this tank and what are you using for filtration?
    Everyone who keeps (or would like to keep) discus would like to know the secret to avoid every other day water changes.
    Do you have a refugium? some type of nitrate buster the rest of us don't know about?
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    I run a cascade 1000 canister filter. I will clean the filter once a month same day I do the water change. It has an attached surface skimmer to keep from oily buildup on the top. But yes I have had these discus in there for almost a year now. Ill occasionally swipe the glass about once a week with a magnet cleaner. I haven't tested nitrates or ph since the tank has been established.

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    Wow, I must say you're an exception to the rule when it comes to PWC's. Do you keep a test kit?
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
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    A year? How big are they... a year old discus should be 6+ inches from nose to tail... Otherwise im sorry to say they are most likely stunted.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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