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    Bad idea on the co2. Makes the plants more likely to consume nutrients and keep the algae low.

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    Okay, so should I stop dosing Excel?
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    I would. Unless it gets seriously out of hand

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    Doubtful that the plants will help much, most of the O2/CO2 exchange takes place at the surface of the water. Gourami's don't care, and Ancistrus can live in lower O2 levels than some fish, but for a breeding tank it's much better to have a fair bit of circulation. None of the Ancistrus (or other types of "pleco" for that matter) come from still water; they're adapted to flowing water, and usually strong current.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toddnbecka View Post
    None of the Ancistrus (or other types of "pleco" for that matter) come from still water; they're adapted to flowing water, and usually strong current.
    No, that's not correct. There's quite a few blackwater species in the ancistrus alone

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    Seems like the Gouramis like the tank! If I am not wrong this is the start of a bubble nest?
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    The Ancistrus should be perfectly happy. There is not much current in my main tank yet they are perfectly happy. They keep breeding in the main tank.

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    Ah, I missed the last line in the post regarding the canister filter, thought it was one of the Walstead setups where the intent is to balance the fish/plants in perfect harmony w/out filtration. Not a wise choice for a tank with poop factories like Ancistrus...

    ^^^^Please click the eggs/dragons, thanks.

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