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Thread: 15 gal figure 8 setup help
12-19-2011, 01:26 PM #1
15 gal figure 8 setup help
I am going to be adding a third tank to my collection this year. My son has been asking for a puffer fish, so I have started the research and have a few questions on tank set up.
1: what kind of substrate should i use? sand?
2: the only thing I can find at the LFS is Green spotted puffer or figure 8 puffer. both are brackish water fish. witch one should I go with? and is a single fish okay? (really wanted a dwarf or pea puffer) will mix bumble bee golby in as well with plenty of hiding spaces.
3: I am seeding a filter off my well established FW tank, will the brackish water kill the the good stuff on the filter?
4: live plants in brackish water, is it worth the hassle or will the salt kill them?
thanks Aaron29 gal- 1 Koi angel, 2 banjo cats, dojo loach, 2 rasboras. double aqua clear filtered
10gal- 4 zebra danios, 3 cardinal tetras, black and yellow striped loach
15gal-3 dwarf puffers and 3 ghost shrimp.