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Old 12-25-2012, 04:45 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Monk3y God View Post
I am looking for a new home for my little cichlids. They currently reside in my community tank with EC, but I want something a little more natural for them.

I have a 20L tank waiting for them but I want to add some kind of sand substrate so they can sift through. Would pool filter sand be too large for them? Should I use sand as a cap for soil or just use root tabs? WOuld you get black sand or natural? Any advice would be helpful.

BTW I have a pair of breeding GBR, 4 Checkerboards and want to get a pair of apistos for this tank.
Hi Monk3y God,

My Apistogramma cacatuoides Triple Red breed well in their 10 gallon with Safe-T-Sorb substrate.



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