10 gallon aquarium and stand - $60
Tank is 10 gallons and about 5 years old, used or stored in climate controlled basement since original purchase. Seals are good and it holds water.
Lid with light fixture
Hang-on-back style filter
Air pump + bubble stone
Fluval 50w submersible...
Re: Caring for RCS
You should drip acclimate for far more reasons than pH. I drip acclimated my shrimp for 3 hours and didn't lose a single one!
I have heard of cichlids pestering larger snails to death, which is exactly why I don't have them. Angels are quite different than most, though.
I think you'll find when your angels get bigger they will leave them alone more. They are just hungry little bottomless pits that are trying to find...
Hehehe I did indeed get it figured out! Thanks, though. Ended up going with 18" zoo med lights. Kept the old ones just in case, and if I ever need to recycle them I can just take them to work. I work with computers so we recycle random things all the time!
I'll be honest...they are my first fish, other than a betta which I subjected to a bowl years ago. Before I knew better...
It isn't too bad as long as you do a lot of research. You freak out when they fight but you have to remember - they do that, it just happens and it's probably not anything...