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  1. H

    Colourful medium sized tropical fish for a 55 gallon ?

    pH- 7.0~ Hardness- 7dGH Current stock- 15 Longfin zebra danios, 5 Harlequin rasboras, 1 BN pleco, 4 Kuhli loaches, 1 Albino rainbow shark I want some colourful medium sized fish around 4-5 inches to sit in the middle section of the tank as it looks empty right now. I've looked at some angels...
  2. M

    So... clown killifish and gbr? 10 gallon in need of some stocking help.

    im considering the following stock for my ten: 1-2x gbr 6-8x clown killi 1x golden apple snail 2x nerite snail 3-6x amano shrimp This seems ok to me. id like some outside opinions, however, so would this work? Ive asked in a few other places already, but i figured id ask here too as results...
  3. K

    Stocking Suggestions with Solitary Scalare Angel

    I was recently “gifted” this male angel koi, due to a friend moving. But it was passed on to her from someone else because he’s very territorial with other angels and has a kill streak going. She kept it in a 55 community tank for a while with no other angels and he seemed to be doing fine. She...
  4. SAChichlidLover

    Stocking ideas?

    Hey everyone! My newest project is starting to take shape as I'll be ordering my new tank and equipment by the end of april! Exciting stuff right? Well my stocklist is annoyingly hard to get my head around if I'm gonna end up with a well balanced cichlid community or world war 3 in an aquarium...
  5. PlasticGalaxy

    Advice on Stock Redux

    So here I am, back again to ask about my stock. However, this time I'm asking before I plunge myself into the deep end and blindly start picking out fish for my tank. Overstocking has quickly become my greatest fear after one, quite frankly, rude reply I received concerning my stock (I'm a very...
  6. Guyb93

    Adding to the tank

    I feel I could add a few more fish in my 500l after the loss of a sailfin pleco and geophagus It’s currently stocked with 2x keyhole cichlids 2x electric blue acara 2x green severum soon to be one 1x geophagus which I’m in two minds to keep as I know they do best in groups but this fish has...
  7. shaziasadiqah

    Stocking 66gallon tank.

    So the other day my father-in-law visit my house and asked me to set up a 66gal (100x50x50 cm) tank for him. his only request is that he wanted freshwater colorful fish. if anyone can help me with the stocking idea i would love to know! it have 1000liter per hour hang on back filter and lots...
  8. T

    55 gallon Dwarf Frog Stocking Questions

    Hi, I have a 55 gallon tank and I'm thinking about stocking with African Dwarf Frogs or Claw Frogs. How many frogs can I stock in this tank? What fish can I stock with these frogs in my tank? Will African dwarf frogs be a Hassel to take care of? I'm not looking for a very difficult stock to...
  9. frogfanboy

    29 gallon stocking?

    Hello all, First time posting on here but I need some advice. I recently got a 29 gallon tank and I'm looking for some advice on what to put in it. I already have some fish I moved in from an old tank, but it feels under stocked and going off of the inch per gallon rule I currently have...
  10. Leannedeane

    New 120L tank stock ideas.

    Hi All, I’ve currently got a 120L Tank, I will start to cycle soon and I was wondering about the types/amount of fish I can put in. Here are my ideas so far... x2 dwarf gourami X6 red eye Tetra X1 bristlenose pleco I want to add some Mollys aswell but not sure how many. Any suggestions are...
  11. E

    16 gallon or 62 stocking ideas

    Hi there I have an old 16-gallon tank (it is 62 litres), I have had the tank for years now and used to keep many different fish species in it, but for the last year and a half, it has been sitting empty in my loft. I have now considered filling it back up and resetting it up. I have kept many...
  12. Guyb93

    Final stocking

    I’m looking to finish my stocking , currently in my tabk is 4 electric blue acara 8 Colombian tetra 3 geophagus and a sailfin pleco kept in a 5ft 500l at around 26-27c , my middle swim is full so iv been looking towards the bottom swim rather than the top , I’m pretty adamant that I’m staying...
  13. Captain holt

    Oscar stocking ideas

    Hey guys I’ve recently upgraded to an 8ft x 2ft tank for my two oscars and one fire mouth. Currently using two canister filters; 1800L p/h and 2200L p/h. Fine black gravel substrate and planted with blue stricta. I’m wanting a little advice on some stocking ideas. I was thinking a Senegal bichir...
  14. S

    Stocking questions for my first fully planned out tank

    I've been keeping tropical fish for a few months now (almost a year if you count my late rescue betta Snowcone). I currently only have a heavily planted 10 gallon freshwater tank with 6 Ruby Tetras, 3 Otos, a Mystery Snail and some Neocardinia shrimp. This tank is going well and I am just...
  15. HoldenOn

    Gourami Stocking Options

    Hey all! As some of you may know I just got my 29 gallon tank set up. I am doing a silent cycle, and want to get a finalized list of fish. I would really like to get a group of gourami. My general hardness is 175 ppm and I have a 7.6-7.8 pH. Any input would be greatly appreciated! Edit: My tank...
  16. E

    Help on stocking

    Hi guys, I posted a while back with some of usual beginner problems, mainly getting myself into a (major) mini cycle. The advise I received here really helped getting everything back under control. Now, with my cycle finally over I am looking at finalising my stocking ideas. I have a 10 and a...
  17. redpanda

    A species only 60L tank

    I recently got 6 pygmy copycats for my big tank and when they were in a qt tank by themselves I fell even more in love lol. But now they are in the big tank with platys swordtail and bronze Cory's, I don't see them shoaling like they did as much. They're behaving fine, not seeming scared of the...
  18. B

    Best species for a new 38 gal freshwater tank?

    Hello! I am new to the forum and hoping to get advice on a few good species to stock a freshwater 38 gallon tank. The tank is 36 inches long and 12 inches wide, 20 inches in height. I am in the process of setting up the tank, it's completely empty right now so I can build the substrate/decor...
  19. S

    Electric blue acara tank mates

    Currently have a pair of electric blue acara in a 45 gallon tank w plentiful cover from driftwood, rocks, and plants. Any suggestions as to compatible schooling fish, or another companion that isn’t equally eye catching ? Thought about firemouth and severnum but they’re definitely too large...
  20. S

    Stocking Advice for 75 gallon

    Hey guys, I have a 75 gallon tank which I want to use for a South American Cichlid tank. I’m debating on keeping 2 electric blue acara, a jack Dempsey, and a firemouth / green terror together. Would this be doable, or would there be constant fighting and unnecessarily territorial behavior? Don’t...
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