55 gallon stocking

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  1. Ellie Potts

    Apistogramma Cacatouides and African Dwarf Frogs??

    I have a standard 55-gallon aquarium (48" x 13" x 21") kept at about 78 degrees F. The tank gets water changes once a week at 50% and is very heavily planted and over-filtered. I would really like to add a pair of Apistogramma cacatouides, as I've wanted them for over a year now and would like...
  2. R

    55 gallon stocking ideas with Black Skirt Tetras

    Hi all, I've gone back and forth with my stocking ideas and people on the forums have been super helpful so far but I find myself lost again. I currently have a 55 gallon that is lightly planted (hoping to continually add plants over time) with some driftwood as well. Currently there are 7...
  3. T

    55 gallon stocking questions/suggestions part 2

    Hi I set up a 55 gallon aquarium and I have some stocking ideas from a previous post. - Already cycled * Ph = 7.8 - 8.52 units. * GH = 159 - 164 ppm * Calcium = 47 - 78.5 ppm Fish I'm thinking about stocking with: - 2 Large schools of tetra (probably cardinals and something else) - 3 oto cats...
  4. T

    55gallon stocking suggestions

    Hi, just set up a 55 gallon aquarium and I'm not sure what I should stock it with. My city's water is considered hard I believe. * Ph = 7.8 - 8.52 units. * GH = 159 - 164 ppm * Calcium = 47 - 78.5 ppm Some Ideas I've had were: - Tetra Tank with 5 or six large schools of tetra - Angel Fish Tank...
  5. Ellie Potts

    55g Betta tank??

    I've read some mixed things on sorority tanks in 20 gallons... but what about in a heavily planted 55 gallon? I'd really like to try this out but have no idea where to start - how many betta's should I get? Species only, or add some endlers/cardinal tetras as distraction? Is this even worth...