> > On the other hand, I can't imagine cyanodorsalis getting on well in fresh
> > water.
> I couldn't either, until...
> We have an unusually sophisticated LFS in downtown San Francisco. It's a
> little hole-in-the-wall like you would expect in a back alley in Hong Kong.
> Floor to ceiling and wall to wall, heavily-planted tanks with amazing
> rainbows, blue-eyes, gudgeons and other "neat" stuff (discus, unusual
> tetras, etc.). Justin, at Ocean Aquarium, has adapted cyanos to the local
> dead-soft water, and they look absolutely gorgeous! At its worst the tds
> get up to 50 ppm, but it usually is less.
> We live and learn.
i've been keeping a Monodactylus sebae in freshwater for years. he likes to
chase my rainbows but it's usually harmless.
tsuh yang chen, nyc, USA