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  1. #21

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    The semi-finished product. IMG_7579.jpgIMG_7580.jpg

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    Thinking the aqueon bulb that came with the hood isn't the right light for the plants so I ordered a daylight bulb that I think will be better. I could be wrong though. Also think the bleach soak may have been too much for atleast one of them but time will tell.

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    Looks good so far ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    Looks good so far ;-)
    Thanks! The tetras and danios definitely like the extra length in the tank! Very happy with the purchase and setup thus far can't wait to increase hr serpae and cory school size!
    Last edited by Mspringer; 09-21-2018 at 12:37 AM.

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    The fish are all acting so much more natural and happy in this tank! The serpa seem to be doing some sort of mating they are all swimming around the tank shaking their tails vigorously and then chasing eachother. This is a short video so I'm not sure it captures all of the dynamic but so far I am very happy and the fish seem to be too! Can't wait to increase the serpae school size!

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    A new video with all 11 tetra in the tank.

    I have started feeding some higher quality flakes and between that the extra space in the 38 and the larger shoal size the red color of the tetra is really coming out.

    The fish are all very predictable, in the mornings all of them hang out low including hr danio and it is when most of the chasing happens fin shaking fin flashing etc. as the day goes on the danios migrate to the top of the tank and the serpaes go slightly more mid level.

    3 or 4 of 5 cories have pretty bad fin nips on their dorsal fins again. It seems like every time I add new serpae tetra this happens so I'm hoping within a few days this will go away again. At this point I don't see any nipping happening st all besides at feeding time I feed pleanty of flakes and all to one side of the tank put the pellets on the other side mostly but I end up still having fighting over the pellets even the danios fight for them.

    Any ideas for this?

    Maybe the nipping will stop, it has previously with time after adding new fish.

    Should I crush the pellets up even smaller?

    Would adding more cories intimidate the other fish more and/or spread out the nips a little better?

    Thanks everyone!
    ~Pray for Henry~

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    0 Not allowed!
    One more question.

    As you can see a few of the plants seem to be dieing or atleast some of their original growth is dieing and some new is appearing. I did the bleach sanitation method before putting them in the tank. Maybe it was too much for them?

    Assuming that much like other plants I should take the dead off as much as possible? Any other suggestions for the plants or the tank would be accepted/appreciated!
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    Regarding the plants should also mention that in regards to lighting prior to a few days ago I had an aqueon full spectrum bulb running about 10.5 hours per day and have since switched to a full spectrum ultra-daylight. From what I have read the day light bulb is better for plant growth.
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    1 Not allowed!
    How many corys are in there now?

    Just trim of the dead plant matter, as long as you are getting new growth they should be fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post


    A new video with all 11 tetra in the tank.

    I have started feeding some higher quality flakes and between that the extra space in the 38 and the larger shoal size the red color of the tetra is really coming out.

    The fish are all very predictable, in the mornings all of them hang out low including hr danio and it is when most of the chasing happens fin shaking fin flashing etc. as the day goes on the danios migrate to the top of the tank and the serpaes go slightly more mid level.

    3 or 4 of 5 cories have pretty bad fin nips on their dorsal fins again. It seems like every time I add new serpae tetra this happens so I'm hoping within a few days this will go away again. At this point I don't see any nipping happening st all besides at feeding time I feed pleanty of flakes and all to one side of the tank put the pellets on the other side mostly but I end up still having fighting over the pellets even the danios fight for them.

    Any ideas for this?

    Maybe the nipping will stop, it has previously with time after adding new fish.

    Should I crush the pellets up even smaller?

    Would adding more cories intimidate the other fish more and/or spread out the nips a little better?

    Thanks everyone!
    Looking good, I always like a video over pictures myself. It's too bad I'm set in my opinion of Serpae, because they are an attractive fish. I'll just stick to my Red phantoms and have a peaceful tank ;-)
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