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Old 10/25/2008, 03:36 PM   #326
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the fish are sweet. they remind me of tetras
Yeah exactly what i thought too, that's why i want a whole bunch of them and make my tank look like a saltwater version of those freshwater plant tanks.


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Old 10/25/2008, 06:00 PM   #327
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Looks 10 times better with the sand in it!


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Old 10/26/2008, 06:23 PM   #328
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those look very nice..
do they swim like tetras?
active at night?


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Old 10/26/2008, 06:24 PM   #329
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This thread has been nominated for Novembers Thread of the Month. Please follow this link to vote.


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Old 10/26/2008, 07:24 PM   #330
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Old 10/26/2008, 07:35 PM   #331
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those look very nice..
do they swim like tetras?
active at night?
Yes they do swim like tetras, it's cool because they school together the problem is getting enough of them to survive shipping and is the reason they are hardly available for trade. They come from Japan and Philippines and are very sensitive to ammonia, not very active at night but they do keep together out in the open.

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Old 10/26/2008, 09:05 PM   #332
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those cardinals look great...do you know the scientific name for them? Was wondering if our LFS could get them in as well.

btw - ya got my vote!


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Old 10/26/2008, 10:20 PM   #333
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The scientific name is Apogon Parvulus.

Thanks for your vote!


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Old 10/26/2008, 10:38 PM   #334
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Old 10/26/2008, 10:48 PM   #335
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Old 10/27/2008, 12:02 AM   #336
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Awesome tank! PLEASE keep us informed on how the parvulus do, rarely do you see these live past a month in captivity, but i've got my fingers crossed for you. Good luck.


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Old 10/27/2008, 12:54 AM   #337
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The scientific name is Apogon Parvulus.
i was told this fish does not survive in captivity:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...readid=1497792

is this just another myth? how long have you had them? what's your experience? where did you get them?


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Old 10/27/2008, 10:29 AM   #338
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i was told this fish does not survive in captivity:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...readid=1497792

is this just another myth? how long have you had them? what's your experience? where did you get them?
Yes that's what researched as well, but I could not help my self and had to at least give it a shot in my tank. So far so good it has been 2 weeks and they are eating well even flakes, unfortunately that does not mean they will survive. If they don’t then I’ll stock with long spine Cardinals instead.


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Old 10/27/2008, 01:36 PM   #339
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where did you get them? lfs or online?


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Old 10/27/2008, 04:28 PM   #340
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Your missing a tentacle swaying creature in the bottom. hehe..

Really nice.. I love it.


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Old 10/27/2008, 05:10 PM   #341
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Ultra clean aquascaping... and the tank looks much better with sand!



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Old 10/27/2008, 06:06 PM   #342
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where did you get them? lfs or online?

I had my LFS order them for me, they were awsome enough to take the loss for those who did not make it.

Wind, Hummmmm nah i better not hahahaha lol!


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Old 10/27/2008, 06:25 PM   #343
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That hanging bridge is sick. I had wanted a monti cap to try branch off like that, but never thought about using rocks to bride. Definitely a tier styled acquascaping =)


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Old 10/27/2008, 09:37 PM   #344
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angel is staying away from your corals huh?


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Old 10/27/2008, 09:52 PM   #345
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The scientific name is Apogon Parvulus.

Thanks for your vote!
Thanks...if they don't work out - perhaps you could try another cardinalfish like Zoraima leptacanthus aka threadfin cardinalfish?


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Old 10/27/2008, 10:09 PM   #346
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Thanks...if they don't work out - perhaps you could try another cardinalfish like Zoraima leptacanthus aka threadfin cardinalfish?
Oh yes i love thoses fishes as well and will definetly get a school of them also.

Kdocimo90, the angel has gone to a new home but was a model citizen when it was in my tank.


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Old 10/27/2008, 10:36 PM   #347
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How about ghost cardinals?


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Old 10/27/2008, 11:40 PM   #348
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How about ghost cardinals?
I think they are the same fish as the thread fin all i know is it's scientific name is (Apogon leptacanthus).


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Old 10/28/2008, 09:54 AM   #349
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I love the aquascaping. Very, very nice and different.


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Old 10/28/2008, 03:49 PM   #350
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crazy: Ive got a 90g BB and the leptcanthus have done well in my setup.

The only hurdle to jump was getting them to eat in the strong current. Once they began to eat, they would live. I've had 7 now for about a year, theyve doubled in size, and eat like complete pigs. They still group up, too. Great fish, absolutely love them.

They also color up really well. Mine have incredible blues around their eyes and some fins, and even a splash of gold markings on the body.

Just be sure they are eating, and theyre solid.


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