Thread: stocking tetras
03-16-2013, 08:38 PM #1Junior Member Platy
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i have a 35 gal tank. its has 6 cardinal tetras, 6 penguin tetras, 4 platys, 2 ram cichlids and 4 amono shrimp. al fish are happy. ph is 6.5. planted with plenty of swimming space. i would like to know if i can stock any more tetras. i have heard that if you stock multiple breeds they will fight. if its ok can you please give suggestions or can you please list any other small peaceful fish that will fit into my tank
03-16-2013, 11:26 PM #2
You were given this advice in your other thread?
your current set up is fine with the two tetra's and increasing both those schools will help them out.
but i wouldn't add any other species of tetra. 6 is barely considered a school (in my opinion).
03-17-2013, 01:05 AM #3
I too would add to your present schools. If I were to choose another tetra it would be a school of glowlights. They usually stay lower down in the tank.Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..
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03-17-2013, 01:15 AM #4
+1 to increasing your Cardinals by about double at least. I also like Strider's suggestion of the glowlights, if you do add another school.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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