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Old 06-27-2013, 05:26 AM   #16
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Adding nerite snails and a few more shrimp in a couple days. And I want to introduce a school of some sort. Still not sure what to add. I like natural and organic style fish. Nothing crazy or ornate. I want it to flow and still be comfy for them. Kinda stumped.

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Old 06-27-2013, 12:01 PM   #17
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Ever since I started turning off the filters at night my plants starting booming.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:57 PM   #18
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Turn the filters off all night? That's an idea. I'd have to keep the power head on though. I think I've settled on the idea of a school of black phantom tetras. How would they fare with only a power head at night? With the addition of the new wood I realize I need a few more shrimp as well. There's a lot of tiny cracks in it, forage freedom it would seem. Any tips on keeping the phantom tetras with anything I have?

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Old 06-27-2013, 09:47 PM   #19
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I'm still holding off on the schooling fish. But It looks like I'll end up with black or red phantom tetras. I got 4 oto cats today to kind of play in the wood. There's still 20 ghost shrimp and the single rosy I dubbed "super sport" (ss minnow) I was also kicking around calling him Gilligan. Anyway, the plants I put into the cracks of the wood are already taking off well. I see roots making their way through the wood on all 4 types presented. I'll pick a community school and get about 10 tomorrow.

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Old 06-27-2013, 11:52 PM   #21
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What are these? I only have these two and I want more. They are my favorite in the tank.

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Old 06-29-2013, 01:05 AM   #22
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No one on this site knows? :/

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Old 06-29-2013, 01:51 AM   #23
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No one on this site knows? :/

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Are they melon swords?
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:24 AM   #24
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I will give them a look up. Thank you for the input. The brown spots are part of the plant. Not dirty or dying. I really love the look. I would like to find out exactly because the roots aren't buried right now. They are just setting in the cracks of the wood. I hope that's the right thing to do.

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