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Danny D

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Hi all. Picked up a male/female pair of Apisto cacatuoides today. This is my first time keeping them and I hope I am meeting their needs. They are in a 10 gallon. Temp 82. PH 7.0. Gh 10 Kh 0. I am using hob betta filter that creates very little water flow.

The plan is to do daily partial water changes (about 1-1.5 gallons) like I do on my community tank. The water I put back in is filtered thru a Propur filter.

Their diet will consist of frozen food, live blackworms, and pellets.

Any thoughts and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

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