Re: [RML] Suitable tankmates for Pseudomugil signifier and Ps. cyanodorsalis

Piabinha at aol.com
Mon, 12 Mar 2001 18:17:05 EST

In a message dated 3/12/2001 12:19:14 AM Eastern Standard Time,
huntley1 at home.com writes:

> > 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
SF
> dead-soft water, and they look absolutely gorgeous! At its worst the tds
may
> 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
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