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  1. #1

    Question rcs for my tank????


    0 Not allowed!
    Ok I just got some ghost shrimp but they are so hard to see while they are hiding in my hornwort and they are hard to breed so I was thinking about getting some red cherry shrimp but I don't know if I should or could ok here my tank equipment and stock.

    Equipment: aqua-tech 30-60 filter 10 gallon glass tank incadescent hood with 1 screw in flourescent bulb and 1 incadescent plant growth bulb and a petco air pump rated for 13 gallons with a t valve one air stone in my breeder box and one in the tank.

    Stock: fish 1 upside down catfish, 1 male betta, 1 zebra danio, 2 otos, 6-8 mosquitofish, 1 bladder snail, 10 ghost shrimp, 1 female crayfish, and some baby ramshorn snails

    Plants hornwort, brazilian pennywort, marimo ball pieces, a little bit of green cabomba and 3 aponagatons.

    My tank has natural looking gravel with 2 terra cotta pot halves. So do you think I should get some rcs or not?
    ( iknow my tank is overstocked but my filter is rated for 6 times what my tank is and I have a lot of live plants)
    A true aquarist knows what it feels like to step on a sharp piece of gravel

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    Even though the shrimp will add little to the bio-load, I wouldn't add anything else to that tank. Are you aware the upside down catfish and the danio do not belong in a 10g and danio should be kept in larger groups?
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Yup but the cat schools with the otos and is still small and they grow slow so by the time I upgrade it should still be small. And about the danio I have bought 2 more but my cray eats them or something because I can never find them but all the mosqutofish and the danio school together.
    A true aquarist knows what it feels like to step on a sharp piece of gravel

  4. #4

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    0 Not allowed!
    Ok if I do get them I don't know where to get them do you know where I should get them?
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    Aquabid is a good place to look...there are a few members here who sell them, too
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    Ok I think I will actually hold off on the rcs you'll see why if you look at my thread bluefin killi
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    OK let me check it out
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    Ok thanks.
    A true aquarist knows what it feels like to step on a sharp piece of gravel

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