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Re: Killi permanent tank setup
> and maybe add a few cory cats or kuhli loaches.
If you are feeding live foods and would like to see some fast growing fry in
the plants, skip the scavengers. :)
> I'd like to use either pool filter size sand for the
> substrate, but i'm worried if i feed live worms
> they'll burrow into the substrate and cause a mess.
If you put the worms in a clean, soapless jar - appropriately sized, they
will reside there until the gardneri have consumed them. About the only
thing they can't climb is clean glass. Don't put more than a day or two's
supply in the jar and everything should be fine. The parents will browse on
the worms rather than on killie eggs or youngsters.
If you are growing plants, you are probably not putting that much salt in
the tank. The only time I would caution against the worm jar is in a tank
with a fair amount of salt - the black worms may die and foulthe tank with
All the best!
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