suggestions for 65 gallon african biotope tank stocking

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im looking for some larger bottom dwellers i already have the mid level swimmer. im figuring ill do some bichirs or something but if anyone has some more interesting suggestions id like to hear them. i also have 2 full grown featherfins thatll be in there.
 
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im looking for some larger bottom dwellers i already have the mid level swimmer. im figuring ill do some bichirs or something but if anyone has some more interesting suggestions id like to hear them. i also have 2 full grown featherfins thatll be in there.
It may be difficult because most Bichirs well mine react to food slowly. What is the mid level swimmer?
 

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It may be difficult because most Bichirs well mine react to food slowly. What is the mid level swimmer?
yeah id probably have to feed them with tongs. its a juvenile bleekeri, if it gets larger than anticipated i can always theow it in a bigger tank, but mine seem to swim in place most of the time so i think the 65 should do.
 
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yeah id probably have to feed them with tongs. its a juvenile bleekeri, if it gets larger than anticipated i can always theow it in a bigger tank, but mine seem to swim in place most of the time so i think the 65 should do.
I use a scrap length of pvc pipe and it allows you to get pellets to the bottom before mid water swimmers can get to the sinking pellets.
 

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i was at the lfs earlier they had a redtail featherfin for $76 and i paid 24 for the adult normal featherfins. is that too much for a redtail featherfin the owner said they were rare but she was kind of disappointed with the coloration of the redtail.
 
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this was rhe picture i could find on google.
 
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i was at the lfs earlier they had a redtail featherfin for $76 and i paid 24 for the adult normal featherfins. is that too much for a redtail featherfin the owner said they were rare but she was kind of disappointed with the coloration of the redtail.
If you paid $24 for it I think that was a fair price. Tbh I never heard of a Redtail Featherfin Synodontis.
 
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i paid 10 for a juvenile and 24 for the adults. so if those prices seem fair maybe i should trust that it is indeed a good price. i wonder if anyon is keeping them on mfk.
 
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