FranciscoB

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  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema CO2-Anlage für und wider verfasst.
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    Beautiful tank!
    The way I see it, it is a personal choice, itself dependent on what else you have going on.
    For myself, I consider that few plants require the CO2, most can benefit from it but don't strictly need it, and yet others couldn't care less less…
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema "Geophagus" spec. Alto Sinú verfasst.
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    Beautiful fish. My patriotism (Colombia) gets a jump seeing the great images of such nice Eartheaters!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Francisco
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Metynnis altidorsalis und Schwimmpflanzen verfasst.
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    Thank you!
    I don't know for sure how it has worked for me, but I can say that it has worked twice, in two different tanks, and this has been going on for nearly 4 years. As I said earlier, I am currently setting up a third tank (6 feet long), where all…
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Metynnis altidorsalis und Schwimmpflanzen verfasst.
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    I believe not what people say but what swims in my tanks ...
    3 Metynnis species - M. maculatus, M. altidorsalis, M. lippincotianus

  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Metynnis altidorsalis und Schwimmpflanzen verfasst.
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    A request, Would you please post here picture of tour tank and your silver dollars?
    Thanks!!
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Metynnis altidorsalis und Schwimmpflanzen verfasst.
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    There are several plants that I have been able to see thrive with my Metynnis spp. silver dollars, including my only specimen of M. altidorsalis (an adult male). I hope to get one or two female altidorsalis in the near future.
    In the photo, he is in the…
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Besatz 450l verfasst.
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    For Central American tetras, there are several Astyanax species. Unfortunately, as far as I know, the only commonly available in the market are Astyanax fasciatus, and the blind tetras A. fasciatus mexicanus. Both of these are quite able of fending for…
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Youtube Video Amazon Biotop verfasst.
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    I see. I should have read more carefully (got enthralled with the beauty of the fish in the video). Thanks!
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Rio Nannayskalare sterben... verfasst.
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    Sorry to hear of the problem, Maggi.
    I don't know what the issue may be be but it is possible that as you say, the hard water may be causing problems. It is worth considering further. However it is strange that the fish appear well for a long time, and…
  • FranciscoB

    Hat eine Antwort im Thema Youtube Video Amazon Biotop verfasst.
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    Absolutely beautiful!
    Thank you so much for sharing. Would you care to describe your setup in more detail? What are the plant species you are using (very successfully, by the way)?
    What tetra species is the group sporting an oblique line trough the tail…