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Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
wow its been awhile since ive posted Still...

wow its been awhile since ive posted

Still having a problem with brown algae but ive been using only 1 bulb lately and it seems to be helping a lot.

My tank has definitely filled in, both...
Forum: Fish 06-26-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By elegysanft
Ctenopoma Acutirostre Easy going fish...

Ctenopoma Acutirostre


Easy going fish thats not aggressive but can hold its own and will happily eat fry
youll have to make sure you dont keep it with anything too small that you dont want it...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Tank Journals 03-23-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
Another update, with 1 picture this time! ...

Another update, with 1 picture this time!


I ended up giving the congos and the koi swordtails back to my lfs
I kept the male mutt sword because hes really pretty though

While I was there I...
Forum: Fish 03-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By elegysanft
I added mine in where they were all 3 inches or...

I added mine in where they were all 3 inches or so but they were all the same size and in a new tank so territories werent established.

Temporarily it should be fine, with angels you just have to...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-17-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
Small update with no pictures D: Ill be...

Small update with no pictures D:


Ill be getting 8 diamond tetras to replace the congo tetras who I am still trying to find a home for. Im also getting rid of the koi swords
Im looking into...
Forum: Fish 03-17-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By elegysanft
You can actually keep leaf fish in a group, ive...

You can actually keep leaf fish in a group, ive got 3 together in a 40B myself

I would be hesitant on angels, not because of temperaments but because your tank isnt tall enough

I did a lot of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-13-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By elegysanft
very nice piece! watch out though,...

very nice piece!



watch out though, grapevine has a tendency to rot really quickly
Forum: Fish 03-13-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By elegysanft
they do seem to be the best bet though them...

they do seem to be the best bet though them having such a large bioload makes me hesitant. Im looking into panda garras right now to see if they will work but if not, a small pleco will be in my...
Forum: Fish 03-13-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By elegysanft
I wish to get an algae eater because i like them,...

I wish to get an algae eater because i like them, not to take care of only this problem (though it will help me out XD)
Ill look into farlowellas though im still not sure if i want one





I...
Forum: Fish 03-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By elegysanft
wow so many replies, i wasnt expecting this XD ...

wow so many replies, i wasnt expecting this XD






Ive used ramshorns before, but id rather not have to use them
I tend to overfeed to make sure the ctenompomas are getting food since they...
Forum: Fish 03-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By elegysanft
Need A Larger Algae Eater

I have 3 ctenopoma acuirstre in a 40 gallon breeder and my usual go to algae eaters are too small and will be eaten

Right now I have a ton of diatoms and it just looks awful
I know i can just...
Forum: Fish 03-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By elegysanft
Rabbit snails are livebearing so there wouldnt be...

Rabbit snails are livebearing so there wouldnt be a problem with plecos eating their eggs

I dont think they would threaten the babies but thats a lot of messy animals in a small tank
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
So I have more updates I ended up picking up...

So I have more updates
I ended up picking up some congo tetras for my tank and overall, im just not impressed with them. I'll probably be trading them back in. I did pick up some diamond tetras and...
Forum: Fish 02-21-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
I have read it :) Both the Congo tetras won't...

I have read it :)
Both the Congo tetras won't work in my tank as the foot print isn't long enough.
Barbs tend to eat plants and catfish stay on the bottom. I was thinking of getting a bichir in...
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
Well, im going to my lfs after work today so i...

Well, im going to my lfs after work today so i can look and see if they have them and for how much they usually sell for. Im still a little worried about them being to boisterous though
Forum: Fish 02-20-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
Im staying away from cories, even though they may...

Im staying away from cories, even though they may or may not work on my substrate, i still feel like the bush fish would take a snap at them and its not something i want to risk with the cories...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
I didnt think about them, theyre really pretty ...

I didnt think about them, theyre really pretty
Ill look into them!


bleeding hearts are ones i am looking at, they look a little bland to me though.


are you looking up african leaf fish?...
Forum: Fish 02-18-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
Just did a quick search on the black banded...

Just did a quick search on the black banded sunfish and it looks like it won't work due to temp conflicts. So no go on them, looking at rainbows next!
Forum: Fish 02-18-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
Thank you for all the suggestions :) ...

Thank you for all the suggestions :)




Hatchetfish are really nice, but not exactly what I'm looking for. In my experience they tend to stay at the top. I also don't like the idea of them...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
Added a few more fish tonight. Now in are 3 koi...

Added a few more fish tonight. Now in are 3 koi swordtails and a pretty mutt swordtail. They seem to be settling in nicely.



Also now that everything is cleared pup water wise, I think I'll be...
Forum: Fish 02-17-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 946
Posted By elegysanft
Need Help Finding A Specific Shoaling Fish

So I have my 40 breeder set up and I need a shoaling fish to fill it up
I unfortunately have some ;imitations though, so Ive been having problems finding something on my own

The fish need to be:...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
So I finally have my tank set up! Im still...

So I finally have my tank set up!

Im still not sure on the substrate, its a bit lighter than i would have liked and its pretty rough but I wouldnt be able to have cories anyways with the bush fish...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-17-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
I was finally able to get the shims and I finally...

I was finally able to get the shims and I finally have my tank stand level. So now I am cleaning the substrate and will hopefully be set up by tonight!
Forum: Tank Journals 02-13-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By elegysanft
They are definitely interesting to watch hunt!...

They are definitely interesting to watch hunt! I've read that in groups, they'll hunt together so I'm hoping I'll be able to see that.
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