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Geophagus and substrate

Postby Soapbxking » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:15 pm

I am about to change my 75 gallon tank up a bit and will be obtaining a couple Geophagus.. AT present in the tank I have small small gravel. NOt sand, but darn near!!.. Is this substrate ok for them??
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Re: Geophagus and substrate

Postby mambee » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:57 am

They really need sand as they are constantly sifting the substrate for food.
150 Gallon:
Geophagus, Angelfish
90 Gallon:
Bolivian Rams, Rummynoses, Corys, Dwarf Loaches, Neons, Glass Catfish
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