Suggestions For A Centerpiece For A 20 Gallon Long.

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Hi there,

I have a 20 gallon long tank and I am looking for a center piece.

Currently in the tank :
6 guppies
1 platy
2 Siamese algae eaters

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks
 

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Hello, and 
to TFF!
 
What is your pH?
Do you have soft or hard water?
 
Any specific color you're looking for?
 
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My ph is neutral and I have hard water no particular colour open to all suggestions! Thanks a lot
 
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May I also say that my tank is 20 uk gallons so that is 25 us gallons
 

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Bogwood and driftwood is always nice, you can look at some in you LFS, and as a bonus it is all natural and no two pieces are the same! And you could grow plants like Anubias or Java Fern on it. I would love to see a pic of the tank :D
 
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Sorry neontetra97 i didn't make my self clear, I meant centerpiece fish!!

Thanxs anyway
 

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Oh haha sorry 
 im also looking for a centrepiece fish at the moment so I will keep an eye on this!
 

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A nice piece of mopani with a few different extentions would look really nice. You could attach plants to the wood for a more full effect.
 
Be careful of those siamese algae eaters. while not all are aggressive, they have the tendency to be. 
 
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Are honey gouramis hardy? I as also looking at apistos, wha do you think thanxs
 
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Most honeys are hardy, though it depends on the genetics as some are hardier than others.
 
I have no experience with apistos sorry, hopefully someone else can advise on them :)
 

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I have both apistogramma and honey gourami in my tank both are doing fine and both trying to breed and I have hard water too from Tom
 
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thanxs for all the brilliant replies,
 
i think i am going to go for an apisto, any care advise or other suggestions for species would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Siamese algae eaters aren't really suitable for a tank that's not at least 4 feet long.  A 20G Long is only about 3 feet long, so its a bit small for them, especially as they grow.  Ideally, they should grow up to 6 inches long each.  One of the real reasons for this requirement, is that they are a shoaling species, and should be kept in groups of 6 or so.
 
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What should I do about that should I try and regime them? I don't know how I would go about doing that.
 
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