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post #11 of (permalink) Old 06-08-2017, 10:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Alf2Frankie View Post
Like I said, it's definitely possible. A heavily planted tank will keep the parameters more stable so you can push the limits, you just have to realize you are still only working with 2.5 gallons. @shaman. has successfully kept way more than 5 of the micro rasbora in a 1 gallon - at the same time, he obviously has the experience to do so. Maybe the fish are cramped, maybe not.
I'm not sure if he keeps it long term. Many scapers take a "money shot" and the tank comes down not long after. When you see really nice scapes from contests, etc. and the fish are schooling tightly it's because they were just thrown in for the money shot.
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