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  1. Fish
    I have a 37g column tank (planted) currently stocked with: 13 Espei Rasbora 5 Otocinclus 5 Nerite Snails 4 Ghost Shrimp 1 Dwarf Orange Crayfish (CPO) The tank is tall and the Espei generally stay in the middle/upper section so the lower region of my tank just seems kind of empty. I originally...
  2. Low Tech Forum
    I'm trying to come up with a list of bottom dwellers to research but what I've found so far require at least 30 gallons. My planted tank is still in the planning stages, I haven't even bought the tank, and I don't plan on buying anything bigger since I'm a complete newbie. Another thing is that...
  3. Fish
    Hi, I have a 45 gallon semi-planted tank with a sand substrate and a lot of driftwood, and today I went and bought 2 sumo loaches. After getting home I read they can be relatively aggressive? This may be a problem in my peaceful community tank, so please give me advice/suggestions! Tank mates...
  4. Fish
    So I've been researching into the various species of pygmy cories and it seems like there's a lot of confusion between them. I'm looking for pygmy cories that stay on the bottom of the tank rather than swimming in the middle. Is there such a thing? And how do you tell the different species apart?