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I love this wood. This would look great as a blackwater tank!
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Wonderful job on the hardscape- lots of interest here in a small space.
I think it would look good as a backwater tank as well @shattersea. With a pair or Apisto's and 15 Tucano Tetras.
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60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
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With a pair or Apisto's and 15 Tucano Tetras.
I like the color choice of Tucano. I wanted to get Rummynose Tetras but I think the tank is too small for them.

Its not going to be a blackwater, Diorama scape with mostly epiphytes. Not sure about what to do with the back, left a space and didn't build the slope, I still might do that.
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I dont have my Tucano's in black-water. Here is a video of mine- I have them in a 30 gallon.

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180 g. low tech w/ wild South American cichlids, corydoras eques, and African Congo riverine tetras.
60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope

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I dont have my Tucano's in black-water. Here is a video of mine- I have them in a 30 gallon.

I don't have a vimeo account, it says private video.
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I don't have a vimeo account, it says private video.
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180 g. low tech w/ wild South American cichlids, corydoras eques, and African Congo riverine tetras.
60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope
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I dont have my Tucano's in black-water. Here is a video of mine- I have them in a 30 gallon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tV3sxuQ_cH8&t=4s
Cool little fish.
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Yeah cool fish. A tetra that gaurds its eggs who would have guessed.

Never scene them in any stores before.
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Yeah cool fish. A tetra that gaurds its eggs who would have guessed.

Never scene them in any stores before.
I haven't seen them in stores either. Got them from Wetspot. I think all the ones you do see on vendors list are all wild- must be difficult to spawn in aquarium.
Yes! they are one of the only tetras that guard their eggs- very rare.
They are more difficult to acclimate. The first 24 hours is kinda hard for them- but, after that they are extremely hardy.
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Nice work getting it to look natural. I have a question - have you formed a plan yet for letting the moss grow over the rock versus trying to keep it confined to the wood? Subscribing to your thread to see how this grows out (and one vote for lots of moss, all over everything).
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