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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2014, 12:30 AM Thread Starter
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What are some things to put in to give some hiding spots? Especially for fish like Neons? I have a couple fake plants tossed in right now, just curious what other objects work well in QT tanks (This is a no substrate tank).

Just trying to figure out what would make them the most comfortable during their stay in hotel Quar N Tine.
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PVC pipe sections, you can stack and glue together. Easy to take out and sterilize.

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Yeah some fake plants. Anything that can be bleached or thrown away I guess.

I recall my cardinals freaking out about the reflection on the bottom and spending all their time trying to swim through the bottom of the tank. I think one time I put something black under the tank and that seemed to relax them. Some easy to remove gravel the other time.
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Rock piles, ceramic pots, live plants, moss, driftwood. All of my QT's are bare bottom as well. I throw all the trimmings from my display tanks in the QT's, they provide excellent cover. They end up being one giant cluster but the fish love to hide in there.


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Any of the above, just make sure you can see the fish clearly (perhaps you need to remove the hiding places long enough to see them) so you are sure they are healthy, or to check the progress of any treatment.
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