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    Depends on what kind of WCCM, the Vietnamese version can tolerate higher temps, I think Sue keeps them, but rummys need warm water

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    I keep my rummys at 80F because they're in with my angel. My Vietnamese WCMM (Tanichthys micagemmae) are kept at 74F.

    There's a couple of "rummy nose" tetras - the one Slap linked above and this one - http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species...ammus-bleheri/
    This one can go a little cooler and seems to be little more commonly sold.

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    It wouldn't work for me, anyway, because my pH is too high for tetras. I was just wondering how adaptable the Rummynoses would be. The article I read says that some species are adaptable to some degree. My water temps, even in winter and without a heater, can reach 74F; the average is between 68F and 74F. The fish room in the shop, where my 65 is located, is always warmer because of the room heater and it being a small room. Still, the water doesn't get that warm. pH is usually around 7.4 to 7.8; tetras prefer it more acidic. Nice to think about having them, but I wouldn't subject them to conditions unsuited for them. Love the pics, anyway!
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    I love me some rummy, so glad to finally have my own...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mermaidwannabe View Post
    pH is usually around 7.4 to 7.8; tetras prefer it more acidic. Nice to think about having them, but I wouldn't subject them to conditions unsuited for them. Love the pics, anyway!
    My PH runs 7.5-7.6 and I have all tetras and cories, except for one angelfish.

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    My tap ph is 7.6, tanks are around 7.2 or so, my rummys do just fine.
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    Hmmm . . . Maybe I should look into getting some. Might be able to pull it off, after all. Ideally, they should go into my 20 tall, as that is the most heavily planted. They would have a lot more room in the 65, but not as many plants. I could have a larger school in the bigger tank. It's worth considering, seeing they're such beautiful fish, and seem to adapt pretty well, according to what I've read, here.

    I can try to get the pH slightly lowered, but don't wish to upset my current stock too much ...

    Still thinking about it ...
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    They would certainly appreciate the longer, larger 65G
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