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75G – Updated Photo

April 12th, 2010

I haven’t updated this tank log since January, but my 75G is finally grown in to about where I want it. Unfortunately, the foreground (Glossostigma elatinoides) is way past its prime. I’m debating whether to leave the aquascape in place, and just replant the foreground, or to rip everything out and try something fresh. I have some nice manzanita branches that I’d like to try in here eventually.

75G - Updated 4/12/2010

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The Angelfish in this tank are really doing fabulously. They have probably doubled in size since I got them, and are incredibly personable fish. Whenever I enter the room, the fish swim straight up to the glass, gliding back and forth to follow me around the room. I couldn’t be more pleased with them. I still haven’t really spent much time to figure out other schooling tankmates for the Angels, but I’m sure I will find something eventually. Comments/critique always welcome on the aquascape!

7 Responses to “75G – Updated Photo”

  1. James Says:

    I have a couple of angels that are just like that. I’ve been feeding them marmokreb fry with a turkey baster. They’ve learned that when they come up to the baster and bump it, they get a crayfish…lol.

  2. Phillip Brown Says:

    I like it a lot for its really natural look. I like a shoal of Congo Tetras with the Angels.

  3. James Says:

    Are you dosing this with Flourish products? Do you have CO2 going on this tank and what is your lighting?

  4. guitarfish Says:

    Hi James, I dose this aquarium with Flourish and Flourish Iron for micros. I dose dry KNO3 and KH2PO4 for macros. It also has compressed CO2, and uses 220W of PC lighting over top using retrofitted lightstrips with AHSupply reflectors.

  5. James Says:

    Wow, that’s more than I have at my disposal at the moment. Your tank is gorgeous!

  6. Warren Says:

    My angel tank has bleeding heart tetras, and I LOVE the combination. Congo tetras are also gorgeous. Any large tetra would be great, but the Congos are african tetras, whereas the bleeding hearts are amazonian species, which to me, feels right for angels.

    Warren

  7. guitarfish Says:

    Thanks for the recommendation Warren! I’ve had congo tetras before, and they are beautiful, but I think a little bit too big. I’ll give the bleeding hearts a second look. I still haven’t really put much effort into finding a schooling fish for this tank. The angelfish themselves are quite entertaining and personable.

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