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Old 27-08-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
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Default L46 best substrate for breeding - very fine sand VS bare bottom. Please vote.

So my zebra tank is currently bare bottom, but I'd just like to poll everyone here.

Bare bottom or fine sand? Which is better for breeding and keeping them generally?
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Old 27-08-2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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i will prefer bare bottom
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Old 28-08-2013, 11:08 AM   #3
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breeder's preference i guess.
no right or wrong answer
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Old 28-08-2013, 11:18 AM   #4
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For my grow-up tank to my Comm tank, both are bare-bottom.. Basically at the end of the day, tank and water mantenance will be easier..
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Old 28-08-2013, 03:57 PM   #5
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breeder's preference i guess.
no right or wrong answer
You are absolutely right bro! But this is an opinion thread so it's not really trying to find the 'best' answer, just taking personal preferences. It's a close one though.

What's your personal inclination?
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Old 28-08-2013, 04:03 PM   #6
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more depends if your L46 wants to breed or not... for me, mine is bare bottom, that is because easier for maintenance..
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Old 28-08-2013, 05:59 PM   #7
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I am one who don't like a bare bottomed tanks
so most, if not all, of my tanks are filled with thin layer of fine river sand and a couple with Dennerle gravel, including breeding and fry tanks
no doubt the maintenance is higher when you compare to those bare tanks, but what to do... i can't stand reflective glass surface..
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Old 28-08-2013, 06:45 PM   #8
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Breeding guru giving tips....
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I am one who don't like a bare bottomed tanks
so most, if not all, of my tanks are filled with thin layer of fine river sand and a couple with Dennerle gravel, including breeding and fry tanks
no doubt the maintenance is higher when you compare to those bare tanks, but what to do... i can't stand reflective glass surface..
Thanks for your input boss! It's funny you say this because I'm just the opposite. I like the very shiny reflective glass surface. The more shiny the better!
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Old 29-08-2013, 09:24 AM   #10
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That's some kind of OCD too hahahaha
Anyway IMHO generally there are more that would prefer bare bottom for breeding n fry tanks. Simply because it is easier to maintain.

ps. I am no guru la
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