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Thread: Saw my first bows in person
06-26-2010, 05:45 PM #1
Saw my first bows in person
So, I saw my first bows at my lfs yesterday. Well, I've seen ones at PetSmart and wasn't terribly impressed.
These were the first I've seen in a proper tank, fed well, etc.
They were turquoise, and a school of around five. Not only pretty, but they seemed, well, curious. In that they responded like cichlids and gourami do to my "finger test".
06-26-2010, 05:48 PM #2
Did you get any?
06-26-2010, 06:14 PM #3
Nah. The only tank I have open is a 20-high, and I'm not sure the turquoise would do well in there. Dwarf rainbows maybe, but they didn't have those.
06-26-2010, 06:18 PM #4
Rainbows are the best schooling fish, IMO. You could get threadfins or celebs rainbows or some blue eyes (considdering tank size, not stock).125 - BGK, pictus cats, silver dollars, kissing gouramis, palmas bichir, delhezi bichir
125 - Red severum, bolivian rams, Turquoise rainbows, irian red rainbows, loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, elephant nose, spotted ctenopoma, upside down cats
QTs - 29, 20H, 20L, 10