tank mates

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    New 40 gallon tank (Community tank)

    Hey, so i am trying to create a community tank in my new 40 gallon tank i am up for suggestions and help... So in my 40 gallon tank i am wanting to inhabit it with 2 angel fish, 6 honey Gourami, Neon Tetras 10-15, 5 Cory catfish and a few bristlenose is this going to work is their going to be an...
  2. 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...
  3. Jacks12003

    Tank mates for a Jack Dempsey

    I have a Jack Dempsey cichlid and a Florida pleco in a 29g tank. Both are about 3.5 to 4 inches long. The Jack Dempsey has been extremely aggressive to every other fish in the tank except for the pleco and a convict cichlid that was in his tank when I first got him (who has since died). He is...
  4. Wizard Lizard

    Upside down catfish tank mate questions.

    So just a couple of things to get out of the way, this is my first post on this forum, idk what im doing, and im bad with words so please bear with me, ill try my best to be nice, polite, and clear. Also im not new to this hobby (couldnt find a better place to post this so if this is in the...
  5. O

    What are the best tank mates in a 20 gal. for Emerald Green Corys?

    I currently have 3 adult Corydoras and 3 young recently hatched (about 20mm long). I am looking for a good tank mate for them, preferably something interesting and colorful. I have heard Bettas are good with Corys, but I have also heard horror stories about Bettas eating them and getting...
  6. Quin

    Weird dream

    Yesterday I was doing some passive research on tankmates for bettas because one of the videos I watched said that they get lonely without other (non-betta) fish. I decided about halfway through the first video I didn't really trust the source, nor was it time to think about it since my betta is...
  7. Barry Tetra

    Tank mates for rosy barbs

    Can neon/cardinal tetra live with rosy barbs, tank mates, stocking info appreciated.
  8. C

    What kind of fish can I keep with my angelfish?

    Pretty much what the title says. I just want to know what kind of fish I could keep with 5 angelfish. I'm aware that they're a shoaling fish so I've decided on a 75 gallon tank. I would really like to have a community orientated tank with lots of color, plenty of bottom feeders to eat the algae...
  9. fisharecool789

    good tank mates for angel fish ?

    hello ! i just adopted a really pretty pair of angelfish from a friend who is moving. i am cycling a 30 gallon for them since she kept them in a 10 gallon for nearly 3 years ! i am wondering about some great tank mates for angel fish. i am looking for good catfish/bottom feeders, as well as some...
  10. Jimbob1223

    Veil Tail Betta in 45gal

    So I've had plans to make a 45gal community tank and I wanted to move my male betta from his 6gal planted tank to the community tank. The 45gal would have small fish live livebearers and tetras and from what I have found, I think the Betta would do great in the larger tank if I set it up right...
  11. Peepss

    Combining Tanks & Increasing Volume

    hey everyone! I have a couple tanks currently that I, ideally, would like to combine into a single, large tank. I have a 10 gallon that has become way over stocked with guppy fry (thank u very much guppies) with an Opaline Gourami as the pièce de résistance and a 10 gallon with a few Angels...
  12. A

    Gourami tank mates and numbers

    I’m cycling my 55 gallon and have a few ideas of things to stock it, but I’m not sure. I was thinking for sure some pearl or dwarf gourami. I do enjoy angel fish and barbs as well. I was wondering how many I should stock along with finding male/females to help keep the aggression down. I’m...
  13. H

    Tank Help

    so im pretty new to the aquariam hobby but i want to get an African Dwarf Frog. ive done tons of research and think im ready. however i was wondering some things. i want to get a 10 gallon tank recommendations for best heater and filter for ADF? Also do the plants need to be real, and if so...
  14. A

    How to calm my betta fish?

    Hey guys! Today a put an angelfish with my betta , the angelfish looks really calm and isn't aggressive but my betta is really scared and he's trying to hide. I'm worrying about him what shoud I do to calm him down. Sometimes the angelfish tries to get close to him but he just freaks out...
  15. Reaeve

    Bristlenose or rubber lip?

    I have a 37 gal highly decorated tank. Currently I have 3 mollies my stocking plan as of now is: The 3 mollies 3 platies 6 panda or peppered cories 1 dwarf gourami And either BN or RL pleco. Which would get along with the cories best or are they pretty much similar?
  16. Tool13x

    Tankmate suggestions. New to TFF and (kind of) new to the hobby.

    Hello everyone. I have had a 30 gal tropical community tank that I started about 5 years ago and have really been getting into the hobby in the last year or so. This is a tank we had started for the kids and at this point it is mostly a mix-match "survivor" community of fish that have made it...
  17. L

    Discus & Armoured (Talking) Catfish?

    I have a 3ft tank (standard length & Width, slightly taller than normal) that is roughly 315-330 Ltrs depending on how much wood I put in it. Id had angel fish living happily for years however after loosing my oldest/fave fish Kev I gave my other two angels to friends with Angel tanks. I...
  18. animalisterra

    stocking for 75 gallon

    I will soon be getting a 75 gallon tank. I am planning on putting a Senegal Bichir in it and have been trying to find possible tankmates for it. I was thinking of Dwarf Petricola catfish, Neolamprologus Bricari, Neolamprologus leleupi, Julidochromis, and maybe an African knife fish. I was also...
  19. Dannielleallen

    African dwarf frogs tank mates

    Hi all, Ive had my african dwarf frogs for 6 months, i have 3 in a 65L tank. So far they have been in there own tank but i am thinking of adding some small fish, some middle to top swimmers, i really like the clown killifish but was wondering if they could be to small and become frogs food? Im...
  20. TheCoolWolf

    Snakehead Tankmates

    In my 250 gallon tank there's a 20" long giant snakehead. I've kept him for 2 years. Anyway, I want a tank mate for him as the tank looks empty with just him and feeder fish. His last tank mate was a 16" giant gourami which died somehow but not by the snakehead of course. Any suggestions? I...