Ohhhh Brackish...

Discussion in 'Brackish water' started by Mutu, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Mutu

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    So who runs a brackish tank here?

    Just had to post!
     
  2. JimmyOrangeSeed

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    I have thought about doing one but never got around to it. Does that count? Can I get a half point for the thought?
     
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    Sure!

    Your half point and my half point gets us a whole point!
     
  4. capman

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    About 20 years ago I had a fascination with sailfin mollies (spectacular fish when they are raised well and healthy!) and I kept them in brackish water.

    I've also kept archerfish, and hogchokers (though actually the latter were in freshwater I guess, though they can live in brackish or even marine conditions).

    I also acclimated guppies to full strength seawater once (they do just fine in seawater if acclimated slowly... I had multiple generations in seawater), and I've kept them at everything between fresh and saltwater.

    I'd really like to set up a tank with scats and monos sometime.
     
  5. redeclipse6049

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    Lol... this brackish forum is really taking off
     
  6. Stony2977

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    I have 2 Sailfins in my SW tank.
     
  7. Jager

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    you have mollies in 1.025?

    are they lethargic?
     
  8. JimmyOrangeSeed

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    I have 1 sailfin molly in my FW tank. Zero salinity of course. The problem with brackish is that its hard to find fish locally. And when you do find fish, it is a very limited stock.

    Como zoo has that ~150g brackish tank in the Aquatic area (by the penguins). It has some scats, puffers, monoes and archers. Its pretty cool and always makes me want to set one up.
     
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    Agreed! I like that little tank.
     

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