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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    Feeding time this morning!
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    I gave him freezedried blood worms this morning and he came up and ate them and swam around for a while! I was pretty stoked as I just got him on friday
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    He's probably about 2 inches right now
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    Okay so you would recommend adding a powerhead of some sort? I will go and pick up some pipe today too. I'm planning on setting up a 250 in my basement in about a month so I'm going to move him once I get that established.
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    Thanks for the input so far! All the plants are pretty new and it's my first planted tank so hopefully I can keep them alive. I have fluval stratum under the gravel. I use flourish and flourish excel from seachem. I think I'll be adding frog bit and some more amazon sword. (Or if anyone has any...
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    Its 55 gallons. I know I'll have to upgrade when he grows which will not be an issue. I'm just finishing my basement so I'm going to put a custom set up down there. I have a couple java fern, a couple amazon sword, and some grasses along with a rock cave and driftwood. I read that adding frog...
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    Black Ghost Knife Fish Tips

    Hey guys I was just wondering if anyone has any tips on training a BGK to be more active in the day time and to bring out their personalities. Thanks!
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    Question Ammonia In Tap Water

    Sorry for the late reply but thanks for the advice! I'll go pick some up tomorrow!
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    Stocking 55

    Awsome, I'll check out Liveaquaria! Thanks
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    Question Ammonia In Tap Water

    I use just regular water conditioner for my changes. I am cycling a new tank right now and it's been over a week with no change in ammonia. I think I'll go pick up some quick start tomorrow. Yeah it always is around 2. I dont do big water changes and whenever I test ammonia in the tank it's...
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    Stocking 55

    Awsome! Thanks for the help! Well you may have made up my mind! Thanks for all the help!
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    Question Ammonia In Tap Water

    Hey, so I recently tested my water straight out of the tap and its showing about 2 ppm ammonia. Is this normal and is it dangerous to my fish when I do water changes? I have a 10g betta tank with a few panda cory's and it hasn't seemed to bother them.
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    Stocking 55

    Would a Jack Dempsey outgrow the tank tho? And would it be able to have tankmates? They are very nice to look at and I've heard they can have a lot of personality! Do you have any stores you could recommend?
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    Stocking 55

    I do quite like the the German rams! And as far as schooling fish go I live in a smaller community so I dont have a lot of options haha
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    Stocking 55

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and fairly new to fishkeeping in general. I bought a 55 gallon tank which is live planted and cycling now. I was just hoping to get ideas for stock options. And maybe where I could buy fish online in Canada? I really like knife fish but I know 55 will be too...




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