18 gallon pond stocking suggestions.

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I'm thinking about putting a small pond on my balcony. It will be 70cm in length, 40cm in width and 25cm in height. Its on a balcony so it will be above ground. It will be live planted. Has anyone got any stocking suggestions. I was thinking maybe 1 goldfish and a few cloud minnows? Any other suggestions would be good. I live in a hot climate and it has never snowed because I live in australia.
 

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18 gallons is a bit small to have a goldfish with any other inhabitants. The recommended size for goldfish is probably 20 gallons (completely alone), and bigger is always better for these fish (they do get 12+ inches).
White clouds would do okay in that amount of water, or maybe rainbow shiners (not sure if you can get them where you are). I know several barb species like cooler water, but that would really depend on exactly how cool your weather gets. Mosquito fish could also be an option.
 

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How heavy will it be…? Will the balcony cope with that much extra weight..? (I’ve got a balcony and have wondered about a water feature- rather than a pond as such)…

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