MatsP wrote:I take it you are aware that the G. siamensis is from Thailand, not India
MatsP wrote:I take it you are aware that the G. siamensis is from Thailand, not India...
Silurus wrote:In which case the H. confuzona would be ideal for a biotope setup.
sidguppy wrote:probably hard to get, but i think if you wanted an algae eater in there, you could settle for Garra
some are well suited for a non heated tank.
Silurus wrote:The only wood I have seen in habitats like that are remnants of large logs/trunks that have fallen in the water and were too heavy to be moved by the current. There are generally no aquatic macrophytes in the streams (except maybe in backwaters).
racoll wrote:With all those pebbles in the tank, I would be very worried about uneaten food scraps sinking between the cracks and fouling the water (you may want to add snails as a precaution).
If it were me, I would have gone for a 1cm layer of sand-grit/pea-gravel mix, with a scattering of the pebbles on top.
racoll wrote:Regardless of the biotope, I would also add a structure of bogwood branches to the tank. This will give the fish a better sense of security, think.
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