How you acclimate the fish could be an issue too.
And bear in mind that the live plants will only be of benefit if they are actually
The filter is basically a bed for your bacteria. It won't remove nitrates, only serve to house those bacteria that change ammonia to nitrite, then to
I just feel like changing the water and messing up the environment would cause more shock. Isnt that what the plants and the filter are for? I could
Would it matter if I wasn't?