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Thread: Need some color

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    I would love to add some top level swimmers to my tank but would really love some color. Right now my occupants are all black and silver. Any ideas on what would go well with my current stock but add color also?
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    You could go with Galaxy raspbora... but I would finish your cory and otto stocking first.
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    you could go with one of the livebearer species, like guppies or platies. They can be found in a wide variety of colors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino View Post
    you could go with one of the livebearer species, like guppies or platies. They can be found in a wide variety of colors.
    That's what I'd recommend also - a few male fancy guppies - they have very pretty coloring.

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    Bowfins or Rainbows are top level swimmers, and both can be quite colorful.
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    You could also do some sort of Killifish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drumachine09 View Post
    Bowfins or Rainbows are top level swimmers, and both can be quite colorful.
    I never even heard of Bowfins before...I do like what I saw regarding Rainbows. It's great to know there are more options than I originally thought.
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    you could go with one of the livebearer species, like guppies or platies. They can be found in a wide variety of colors.
    I never really though of one of the livebearer species but they definitely would add a nice bright color to the tank.
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    Sandz, I love galaxy raspbora. one of my lfs carries them on occasion so maybe I'll get lucky and they will have them in again. I am transferring 4 corys & 3 ottos from my qt this weekend so I'll be able to get the qt set up for my next batch of fish!
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