Re: NANFA-- Small Fish Tanks

Sajjad Lateef (
Sun, 5 Jan 2003 12:46:11 -0800 (PST)

--- Ty Hall <> wrote:
> mechanical filter but in my mind are perfect for Dwarf Sunfish,
> Killies or any other small fish. Eclipse has a similar line, but they
> are a little more expensive.

I also suggest considering hardy fishes for small tanks
and not the delicate types.

In my novice fishkeeping days, I tried a pair of Enneacanthus
cheatedon in a 2G hex tank. E. cheatedon is a delicate fish
as many of you know. They didn't survive very long (mostly
due to being picky about thier food and possibly dead snails).

Later, I kept some Heterandia formosa in the same tank for about
3 months without changing water and they did OK (java moss
and UG filter).

Heterandia formosa is one *tough* little survivor.



Sajjad Lateef
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