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  1. #11

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    2 Not allowed!
    Bleeding hearts, Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma get big and can stand their own also.

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  2. #12

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    Buenos Aires Tetra, Hyphessobrycon anisitsare not as nicely marked but are one of the best shoaling tetra, unfortunately they eat most plants :(

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  3. #13

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    0 Not allowed!
    I was looking at the bleeding heart tetra, but could find no examples or discussion of tanks with Geophagus with them as dithers...
    I just assumed that they needed more peaceful co-habitants, so I dismissed them as an alternative. Hmm....
    I especially like the Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus. The red on the back is stunning!

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    Ive heard about the buenos aires... their reputation for handling their own makes them perfect!
    I hear they eat, swim, and jostle among themselves like a gang of unruly little monsters! LOL!

  5. #15

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    Pretty fish... they look so peaceful and well-behaved in the video ;)

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    They definitely are a good size for this tank. I shouldn't have dismissed them so quickly, I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by discusluv View Post
    2- FX6. Not, 1800.00---the two were around 600.00.
    You guys are so lucky to be able to get them that cheap.

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    What is the justification for them being that expensive? Crazy!
    What are the go-to filters (brands) that you use ( more reasonably priced)for tanks that need good strong filtration--- like for cichlids and other high waste fish?

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    I think lemons would be a good choice they have a very nice schooling behavior plus come from the same river system (Xingu) as geophagus argyrostictus
    Last edited by AmazonJoe; 08-13-2017 at 06:29 PM.

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    2 Not allowed!
    You are right, they are the obvious choice and are frequently used in these types of set-ups.
    But, tetras are kinda my thing (my favorite fish) and I want to stretch the boundaries a bit by using a characin that is unusual to the set-up, but in no way will be unsafe ( to predation) or unhappy (stressed) by its environment.

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