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Re: [APD] Re: Tiny Tanks

According to what I've read on white clouds they come from areas of
strong current but they should be fine in a tank like that.

A Betta would also make an excellent fish for a tank like this. 

They do fine in room temp water, prefer no strong current and are
ideal for being kept alone.

I would suspect you could even mix the two, since white clouds dont
typically nip at fins, and they are too small for a betta to see them
as a threat.

I kept a betta for several years in a similar setup, it thrived. As
compared to the one in my 20 gal aquarium... they were both purcahsed
at the same time and came from the same stock, they each lived for 3
or 4 years after purchase and died within several months of each

David Noal

On Sun, 23 Jan 2005 07:42:39 -0800 (PST), S. Hieber <shieber at yahoo_com> wrote:
> Fish -- White clouds because the tanks are at room temp.
> Plants - Monosolenioum tenerum, C. wendtii green. Both seem
> to do very well in this setup. CO2 comes from the air and
> the fish.
> Water comes from my never-have-a-problem 15gal tank, which
> gets ferts every other day but no added CO2.
> Scott H.
> --- James E Newville <jenewville at juno_com> wrote:
> >
> > >Scott H. wrote:
> >
> > >It measures, inside dimensions 5.5" x 5.5" x 6" or 181.5
> > >cu. in. or 0.7859 gallons.
> > >The corners are rounded, so the volume is tad less than
> > >that, roughly 0.75 gallons.
> >
> > Scott, thanks for your reply.  I take it that you have
> > one too.  What
> > plants and fish do you have in yours?  What are you doing
> > for CO2?
> >
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