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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-26-2013, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Yes dwarf chain loaches. I know the genus was changed recently and I havent commited it to memory yet so I wont even try to guess, but the species is as A.D.D.i.c.t. Said sidthimunki.
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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-27-2013, 02:22 AM
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Thanks for the info Kwheeler and addict!

I figured they were loaches, but for a minute there they looked like !

I am now running a AHSupply 2- T5HO retro fit kit with their bulbs (for now) 1 6500k and Plant bulb. The lights are about 5" from the water surface. In the past I was running AHSupply retro Power compact 2-55w, with 65k bulbs. The power compacts were installed into the factory "oak" plastic light strips and were directly on the glass lids. I am not using the glass lids now, since I built the canopy.

So I should have plenty of light, but I don't have access to a light meter, so I am just going by what the experts here have told me about the T5Ho lights!

I WILL try it again someday, but I will find a good source for it first!

Keep up the great work on a GREAT LOOKING TANK!!!
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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 02-27-2013, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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A little better quality pic to show the hardscape before i add some plants.

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