Two months ago I bought 3 Metae (Bandit) Cory's. They sat in a QT (55G) with 9 other fish for 5 weeks. Upon putting them in their new home (29G), the were all dead within a week (which was 2 weeks ago). I can't seem to pinpoint why either.
Moderately planted. 2/3 of the tank has...
i've never had this problem in the past. the only difference this time around is that i utilized a good amount of akadama mixed in with old florabase, which is pretty much fine clay, and am using lava/lace rock for the hardscape. i know that lava rock is supposed to not alter the pH of water...
I just started this tank around 11-14-12. It is coming along pretty good.
Here is the equipment list:
55g with painted black background
2 canister filters, 1 Fluval 306 and 1 QPOND 265gph 3 stage canister filter
1 CFL light, 2x 96w 50/50 blulbs 10k/420nm
1 Marineland 150w heater
1 Fluval 100w...