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post #41 of (permalink) Old 10-18-2012, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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Glad this post could be a soapbox for a discussion of ethics. Now don't everyone get your panties in a twist, but the minnows were being brutes in the tank - pulling up plants - engaging in messy spawning behaviors. Ammonia levels have also crept up a little bit. Because of this I euthanized the fish humanely (decap / pithing), ground them up, and used the remains to accelerate the remainder of the cycle.

Plants are looking great / tank is crystal clear. I'll post some more pics later.

Last edited by RobMc; 10-18-2012 at 08:41 PM. Reason: grammar
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