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    Byron replied to the thread Best frozen food.
    A good quality prepared dry food is highly nutritional. Frozen (fresh frozen, not freeze-dried) can be offered as treats; most do not...
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    These big pieces of substrate only serve to act as traps for debris. Any bottom feeders can't get to food in between the pieces and none...
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    Byron replied to the thread Low pH.
    Nothing is wrong, per say. The pH is part of the relationship involving GH (general or total hardness) and KH (carbonate hardness, also...
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    Aquatic plants grow by photosynthesis obviously, and only red and blue light drives photosynthesis. But there is more to this...
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    Byron replied to the thread Ramshorn snails.
    Other members have mentioned ramshorn snails eating healthy plants. Most sources will say they do not, same as the pond, bladder and...
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    Byron reacted to JxsPxxle's post in the thread Pygmy Corydoras tail issue. with Like Like.
    I would recommend you get another 6 to make a group of 10.
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    Byron replied to the thread Pygmy Corydoras tail issue..
    Fins can sometimes regenerate. It depends upon the initial reason, and obviously we have no way of knowing that. Unless you were to...
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    It really doesn't matter, there is no one "ideal" size. Sand is as small a grain size as you can get, and fine gravel works much the same.
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    Byron replied to the thread Mid level fish suggestions.
    You want relatively active fish to go with the danios. Glowlight tetras are more on the sedate side, like neons, and similar. The...
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    Byron replied to the thread Mid level fish suggestions.
    The three danios are all the same species (Brachydanio rerio), just hybrids probably selectively bred as neither has ever been found in...
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    Byron replied to the thread Red-tailed Sharks Housed in Groups.
    As both linked articles correctly point out, one fish of this species per tank is all there should normally be; but when spawning is the...
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    Byron replied to the thread Mid level fish suggestions.
    OK, so basically we have soft water. That's all we need to know. It means hard water fish such as all livebearers are not an option...
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    Byron replied to the thread Everybody dies.
    I won't guess when it comes to health issues like this, others have far more experience. But it would seem that something arrived with...
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    Byron replied to the thread Mid level fish suggestions.
    First, can you give us the water parameters. The GH (general hardness) and pH here. We have the temperature (another parameter) and it...
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    Substrate in a fish tank musty be small-grained, and pea gravel is as large as you want to have it. Sand works very well, but fine...
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