Normally, you could do that. But when you add a betta, things start to change. Betta's can be tricky in that they can either get bullied to death, or they bully their tankmates to death. A single platy can get up to 2 inches, which is about the same size of a betta. By adding more, you're only...
Starting my 20 gallon tall. I have not added any fish as of now, since I am in the midst of cycling. I do have some plants, and I do plan on adding more.
Want some stocking ideas, however I'll be honest, I'm not a fan of the more common platies, mollies, and guppies. Seeking something a little...
Yeah, I guess I forgot to mention. I don't plan on adding the soil as the main substrate. The "main" substrate that I've picked out is Flourite. The idea was to set about an inch or maybe less of the soil beneath that.
I will be filling in my new 20 gallon tall tank, however I am concerned about adding potting soil. Since I plan on adding live plants, I have read that one of the best options is to add potting soil below the aquarium substrate.
Problem is the last time I tried that with my 40 gallon (few...
Forgot to mention, he's been gasping a lot. I don't think there's anything wrong with the water quality either. The firemouth is completely fine. I already changed the water two days ago, yesterday, and two times today.
If the convict survives that is. Lol.
As soon as the convict got home, he's been acting pretty strange. He moves around to a corner and sits on the gravel for a while until he decides to change spots again.
No aggression in the convict so far.