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Thread: New 29 Gallon!

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    Hello everyone! I am not a newbie when it comes to aquariums. I have kept marine reef tanks for about 6 years now and I've decided to "downgrade," and turn my 29gal into a freshwater planted tank. I work at PetSmart and have pretty good knowledge of fish, but I want to get others opinions on my choices before I jump in headlong, leaning on my own limited understanding =P.

    I want to know what I can keep with German Blue Rams. I would like to get 2 of them. I am curious as to what else I should put in the tank. Here are my thoughts. Cardinal tetras, Angelfish, corydora catfish (Juliis), and probably a school of Otos. These are just possibilities, not the completely roster for my tank.

    I do know that Angels and cardinals don't do very well together, as angels tend to nom nom on the cardinals. So I am hesitant to make that my final choice. But these others, are they okay?

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    So I probably won't be doing angels, just rams and cardinals.

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    hi there.. welcome from a newbie :)
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    Hi and welcome. I've got a well established 30 gal with Colombian Tetras, serpaes and cory cats and am planning to introduce a pair of German Blue Rams soon. I asked the experts out here and they felt it would be a good mix.

    so ... that's one option. good luck
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Colombian red blue tetras? Those are quite pretty.

    What about this set up:

    2 German blue rams
    6-8 cardinal tetras
    3-4 Julio corydora cats
    4-6 otocinclus...es..... Otocinclii....
    1 bristlenose pleco

    Filter rated at 125gallons and fully planted, 15% water change once a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweeneyc
    Colombian red blue tetras? Those are quite pretty.

    What about this set up:

    2 German blue rams
    6-8 cardinal tetras
    3-4 Julio corydora cats
    4-6 otocinclus...es..... Otocinclii....
    1 bristlenose pleco

    Filter rated at 125gallons and fully planted, 15% water change once a week.
    Good job nix'n the idea of angels-they wont work in the tank that size.
    your initial ideas are good. the cory's should be in at least 6 for a good school. I would do 6 cory's and the pleco and that would suffice for the bottom of the tank.
    adding in those oto's would crowd the bottom of the tank.
    Moreso because rams tend to stay at the bottom third of the tank.

    other than that, great set up and personally I would increase your water change's to at least 50% weekly.
    those GBR's are sensitive and everything will benefit from that pwc schedule.

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