schooling fish

  1. Guyb93

    I want some shoaling fish

    Iv decided definitely no more cichlids at the moment not gonna have a pleco I want some movement in the tank I have my Colombian tetra .. love them thinking of maybe just boosting there numbers but the have an established hierarchy and I only have access to buy juveniles so not sure about adding...
  2. M

    Small schooling fish to go with GBRs in 30 gallon long

    I want fish that school really well, and that can live nicely in GBR water parameters. I'd prefer them to be small, since I don't want them to take up to much bioload and I want at least 10. So far, I'm considering cardinal tetras and black neon tetras. Any other suggestions would be...
  3. Falconwithaboxon


    I just got 6 black skirt tetras for more tank. I was going to get 6 gold or white skirt tetras as well. Will all 12 school together or will it be 2 schools of 6?
  4. S

    Best schooling fish for 20+ gallon tank

    Hi all, I will be upgrading my current 10 gallon which houses only a male Betta to a new 105 litre/ 23 gallon tank. I'd like to get some great, active schooling fish and I'm not sure which would work best. Any help is much appreciated! Thanks in advance.
  5. B

    STORY TIME - Water Parameters for a Community tank

    Hello! I've posted before, it's been awhile. Currently, I have 5 Zebra Danios, 5 Emerald Cory's, a Mystery Snail, And a Single Silver dollar. Those who've seen my previous posts know I've been here before, I'm now 18 and know alot more. I only have a single silver dollar, because inexperienced...
  6. Ellie Potts

    Community Tank Advice Needed

    Hey everyone! I'm relatively new to this forum but was looking for some advice. I'm setting up a 55-gallon tank (48" x 13" x 21") and would like it to be a community tank. I've recently been really into schooling-tanks with many different kinds of schooling fish. For example, one fish keeper...
  7. R

    Fish need schools, but I’m afraid of overstocking

    So I have a 29 gal long Community tank with the following fish: - 2 khuli loaches - 7 corydoras - 2 angelfish - 1 bristlenose pleco - 3 otocinclus - 5 prestilla tetras - 1 neon tetra - 4 harlequin rasboras - 3 platys - a few snails which of these should I get more of so that they will feel more...
  8. Meg0000

    Good schooling fish

    Hi, I am probably going to add another schooling fish in my 55 gallon in a few months because I have other plans before but I would like to know what tight schooling fish I could add. I really like how the hengeli rasboras school so I would like a fish similar in that way. I basically want to...
  9. S

    Gourami Compatibility

    Hello again! Since the success of the last forum when it comes to having my questions answered, I figured I’d post another. So as of right now I have a fully cycled, planted, hexagonal 40 Gal tank with three Gourami (one neon blue dwarf, one samurai dwarf and one licorice dwarf) but I wanna add...
  10. R

    Tight schooler that breeds on the tank!

    Hey everyone, I am setting up this new tank and I'm looking for a tight schooling fish, Cardinal or Rummy-nose alike, that will breed easily on the tank. I love my tiger barbs but I never got them to breed... Do you guys know any that I could try? If it can survive (at adult size) in the same...
  11. R

    60 gallon stocking? Help!?

    I recently got my 60 gallon tank and I’m not sure what to stock it with. I have 1 male and 1 female dwarf gourami who greatly need an upgrade from their 30 gallon tank. I would love to put them along with a red tail shark and possibly 2 more female dwarf gourami into the 60 gallon. I’d also like...
  12. squidsagirl420

    Whats A Good Tight Schooling, Small Fish

    Looking for a real "schooling" fish. that stays snug together. and isnt too large. (the smaller is better) probably want 10-12... My favorite so far have been the ember tetra. I don't want neons! Also needs to be something i can find.. I have had trouble with the finding the embers from somwhere...
  13. mrstwalker

    Comet Golds & Shubunkin Koi

    SUPER excited! My husband and I just set up a 20 gallon tank for some juvenile Comet goldfish & Shubunkin Koi (once they are larger we will move them to our pond) This is our fish experience with Koi, and we have little experience with fancy goldfish. We already love them so much! They are all...
  14. mrstwalker

    Unlikely Fish Pair!

    As most of you know, Barbs are schooling fish and can be very aggressive without others to school with. This particular barb was lonely and decided to school with my male platy instead of bully him. These are my cycling fish and have gone through several different tank cycles together and have...