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  1. #1

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    ok so a while back i was considering the leopard bush fish for my 55g (a pair with my raphael cat. now i cant find them any where at all. so i was thinking of placing an order with wetspot for a pair of banded bush fish and a single blue paradise. from all my reading the banded bush fish grow to about 3.5" and prefer live foods. was thinking small guppys and shrimps (amano or cherry not sure.) also from the my readings they are ambush preds. the paradise fish from my readings will also enjoy chowing on shrimp and small guppies.

    will the paradise fish out predate all the food for the bush fish?

    im kicking myself in the tail for asking cause i wanted this to be a surprise but oh well


    btw this is a 55g and will be heavily planted and lightly stocked. going all natural
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    I would go with the bushfish,or three.The paradise fish is "probably"to aggressive for this little ctenopoma.Definitely a harder to find anabantoid species.

  3. #3

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 I've not seen anyone with an umbrella here. You seem to have an odd collection of gifts...so here's my contribution. :-) - ~firefly~ "genocidex;1139790]stupid question... but would i be able to use lawn clovers in a tank?  lol"  REALLY - Strider199 crayfish! - Brhino thanks for sharing - sheamurai 
    For filling out my school! :) - Flyby Stardancer silly rabbit... - sheamurai They say one of these a day keeps doctors away.... - Trillianne Day Two... - Trillianne Thanks for the frogbit very much :) - Greentoads41 
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    I dont want to do too many as ive read thy can be aggressive to each other. Is there another colorful fish similar to the paradise that i could get? Maybe a pair of dwarf cichlids. The only bottom fish in the tank would be my raph.... Maybe some otos fpr algae or a single bn later.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
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    gotta love them bunnies!
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    Similar as far as color?How about a school of medium to large rainbowfish.The lively swimming would make the bushfish more comfortable to appear in the open.I saw some beautiful steatocranus tinanti lately.

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1 Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue For being understanding, thank you - Cliff (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai 
    Thank you for the MOTM nomination - mommy1 I think you deserve a random gift. Yes, I think you do. - PhillipOrigami For being a fellow MA native! - Lolita Happy Birthday to you. - jeffs99dime Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 I've not seen anyone with an umbrella here. You seem to have an odd collection of gifts...so here's my contribution. :-) - ~firefly~ "genocidex;1139790]stupid question... but would i be able to use lawn clovers in a tank?  lol"  REALLY - Strider199 crayfish! - Brhino thanks for sharing - sheamurai 
    For filling out my school! :) - Flyby Stardancer silly rabbit... - sheamurai They say one of these a day keeps doctors away.... - Trillianne Day Two... - Trillianne Thanks for the frogbit very much :) - Greentoads41 
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex 

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    i want to keep the stocking on the smaller size. so lively swimming fish make them more comfortable? thanks for all the input

    how do you think a pair of kribs would do? just doing some reading now so i dont know much about them


    edit: seems like my plants would be at risk with them.... back to other options lol
    Last edited by genocidex; 07-01-2012 at 02:56 AM.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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