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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 03:37 AM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Obsessed
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Location: Inland Empire, CA
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I'm working on a small semi-self sustained aquarium. I already somewhat succeeded with another tank, but that had a herbivore who wasn't a fish. Now I've got a larger tank I'm hoping to stock with some fish in a few months when it matures, since the last live-plant eating herbivore in my last tank won't be a herbivore by then. :p I also considered plant-eating snails but I'm definitely looking to have between one and four smaller fish instead.

I do know my LFS carries rainbowfish so that's a good candidate. I was also thinking I could possibly add a single molly since a lot of the basis of the tank is hair algae, more than enough to sustain an adult molly, but I understand them to be messy fish.
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