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RE: NFC: Native Fish Tanks???
As I write this I look at four tanks with ugf's and
plants packed enmasse. Crypts, swords and vals with
massive java ferns. Just add a couple more inches of
gravel then most do, these tanks have about 4" of
medium gravel in them.
I agree on the fish, the sunfish deserve a tank of
their own, then you could have several trios of the
others, the jordanella are spunky though.
I would suggest the same species in several 40 gal
'breeders', packed with plants, and a 55 for several
--- Charles & Catherine Thomas
<ctscuba at aquaticworlds_com> wrote:
> Sounds like you're on the right path but I'll
> venture the following two
> - That seems like a lot of fish for a small tank.
> Especially with the
> sunfish who a) normally school and b) are voracious
> (and not very neat)
> - My experience is that an ungravel filter is
> destructive to plant roots.
> Consider a bio-wheel or canister filter.
> Good luck, Charles
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nfc at actwin_com
> [mailto:owner-nfc at actwin_com]On Behalf Of
> Chris Perry
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 7:09 AM
> To: nfc at actwin_com
> Subject: Re: NFC: Native Fish Tanks???
> I was thinking maybe a 55g or larger. Nice wooden
> stand. 2 filters, and an
> ug filter, run by 2 powerheads. Double hood, with
> pland-gro bulbs in it.
> Lots of gray gravel, and native plants.
> Fish include:
> Sunfish (Various types, non-dwarf)
> Goldentop Minnows
> Marbeled Gambusia
> ....Suggestions would be nice.
> Is this possible? Chris
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> >just submit a plan to me and we will move forward
> with it....
> >On Thu, 21 Jun 2001 15:40:28 -0700 "Chris Perry"
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> >Ok, so how do I get this going? Chris
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