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post Thu, 01 Oct 2009 5:52 am
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Just wanted to say hello and ask a crazy newbie question. I've been doing saltwater reef tanks for the last 15 years and now have a 80 gallon Hex tank. My wife wants Oranda's. I'd rather do an Asian biotope but I loose. I understand and agree with the bare bottom tank concept. My wife won't like that. I'm thinking of using a very thin (less than 1" ) layer gravel or colored glass marbles? Also would driftwood be problematic? Perhaps a resin cast replica would be a better choice.

Massive water changes will be no problem as I have a Python siphon which makes this easy.

Your input would be greatly appreciated.
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That's a tough question to answer biggrin.gif You got to tussle between aesthetic against the basic.Accumulation of mulms over a period can have devastating effect on fishes.Wen of oranda are highly susceptible to wen rot in this potentially filthy environment.Massive water changes may only dilute its emergence but not eradicate it.Just my personal opinion blush.gif
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