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encipher
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PostPosted: 2004.12.24(Fri)21:14    Post subject: "caves" Reply with quote

I've read that you can use half a coconut shell for caves? If so, I'm curious exactly how you would go about preparing the shell, how to keep it from degrading, etc. My grandmother has two, she wants the milk, and I'd like the shells if this is possible (dwarf cichlids). So, yay, nay? Help appreciated! Cool
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PostPosted: 2004.12.27(Mon)16:53    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would leave the shell natural and if it breaks down after years then buy another , I never add any glues or chemicals to any of my tanks just some light fertilizers. Just drain the milk after poking hole in the eye then cut it in half and remove the flesh before putting in.
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PostPosted: 2004.12.27(Mon)21:54    Post subject: Reply with quote

I figured it was something like that Laughing I just wasn't sure exactly. Thank you Very Happy
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PostPosted: 2004.12.27(Mon)22:23    Post subject: Reply with quote

if you have a planted tank you could also tie some java fern or java moss ontop to give it a more 'natural' look... Wink
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PostPosted: 2004.12.29(Wed)23:11    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm going to get some java moss off aquabid.com when it warms up (live in Kansas, brr) some. Right now I'm trying to convince my java ferns to grow on the driftwood Laughing It's not working very well (very low lighting). Thanks for the advice!
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