Beauty tank you got there bsmith! Love the lime green staurogyne "forest". And as for my 2 cents in the "discus debate", in my very humble opinion, 3 discus should be fine in your tank, as long as you change around 50% of your water every week religiously and maintain an efficient filtration system (as you have been doing so far). You wont be "stunting" them per say, but they will never be able to reach there full potential in size, and they might become increasingly aggressive when they get older (they do like to have private space just like us).
The discus pros on here do like to lecture people on proper discus care, but they mean well. Sometimes you just have to bear with them
Also, if you ever have any extra staurogyne and you're ok with shipping to Canada, let me know.
Thanks the s.Tropica 049 is one of my favorite foreground plants because it grows much slower then any other ones I have kept and also it seems to me able to keep BBA off of it again, unlike most other fore plants I have used in the past.
As far as the Discus thing. I clearly stated that they will never be dinner plate sized fish and be anything close to a ribbon winner. What I did also say was that with good WC schedule they will live just fine and be happy. Again, faced with the alternative to what they were faced with in the FS I got them from this is like the garden of Eden!
Its just not correct for people to say that they cannot live happy healthy lives in a tank this size. I have been doing it for years!
(I know you did not say that Kooka so im just agreeing with you).
LOL, every time I look at this, I see yet another comment about the discus.
Bsmith! The algae is gone and the tank is SPARKLING! Everything is looking fantastic. Have you had anymore trouble with the dreaded Green Paint Algae? Doesn't appear to be the case.
Nope, there is no algae at all other then the normal stuff that is unavoidable in a tank with a bright of lighting as I( have. Thanks to you!!!
yea i have to bite my tongue every time.
I have no problem with free speech and personal expression in my threads. Come on down!
Don't bite your tongue, it hurts...
Yeah, tell me about it. Not my tongue per se but last Thurs I believe I bit the Eff out of the right side corner of my mouth (where my top/bottom lip meet) with my K9s and actually herd it being cut! Then yesterday I did the exact same thing in the exact same spot! Sucks hard!