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    Im going to go to one maybe two stores to stock up my tank since im finally done with my cycle. Im aiming to get peacocks and haps at around 2-3 inches to start. I havnt got rocks for decor yet actually i wasted money on 187lbs of rock (5 boulders) because i didnt end up liking the overall look in the tank with the light on. Dont really know when i will get something i will like but im constantly going to be on the look. Will i have agression problems until then ?
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    Probably if you are dropping them in a bare tank. The first thing they will look for is hiding areas. Why not take a ride today and gather some rocks? I found rocks piled up near farms, construction sites and on the highways.

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    You can use the rocks you have until you find better ones. The fish won't care if you like the looks of them or not.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    Or broken [Or not] clay pots which are super cheap, Slate is also. Either would work as a temp scape. You have lots of options.
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    like stated aboved, if you drop them in a bare tank, they are going to be stressed which will lead to agression, go get something cheap for em to hide in at the least.
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    i got 4 of the boulders in the tank now they are atually not that bad now that i have them in the tank unfortunatly i had a problem and the fish died but yea on this topic i will probably only switch out if i find exactly what ive been looking for which are boulders but black doesnt have to be solid black but black.
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