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Thread: 55 gallon tank

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    hey I need suggestions for a stocking list
    currently i have 10 otos I like colorful peaceful fish no tetras no platys or mollys thanks everyone

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    It would help if you could specify what type of fish you are looking for, such as a mid dweller or bottom dweller. In a 55 what I would do personally would be to have some cories at the bottom, White Cloud Mountain minnows as a schooler and a pair or harem of dwarf cichlids (bolivian rams, apistos, etc) as a little centerpiece. Maybe some top dwelling fish like hatchetfish if a good tight cov is present.

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    [QUOTE=madagascariensis;1143760]It would help if you could specify what type of fish you are looking for, such as a mid dweller or bottom dweller. In a 55 what I would do personally would be to have some cories at the bottom, White Cloud Mountain minnows as a schooler and a pair or harem of dwarf cichlids (bolivian rams, apistos, etc) as a little centerpiece. Maybe some top dwelling fish like hatchetfish if a good tight cov is present.[/QU

    I want some middle and top swimmers the rams sound nice im thinking some. Threadfin rainbow fish

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    Cherry barbs, Five banded barbs and Checker barbs all come to mind. For a surface area fish, Dwarf Neon rainbows would look good.
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    You could also do a pair of angels.

    Harlequin rasboras and galaxy rasboras are also beautiful when in schools :)
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    Cardinal Tetras, Harlequin Rasbora, Dwarf Neon Rainbows, Rosy Tetras... The list is endless, and also depends on what is available in your area.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ameliaaahx View Post
    Cardinal Tetras, Harlequin Rasbora, Dwarf Neon Rainbows, Rosy Tetras... The list is endless, and also depends on what is available in your area.
    harlequin rasbora do they get nippy?how about giant danio?

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    You could also do a pair of angels.

    Harlequin rasboras and galaxy rasboras are also beautiful when in schools :)
    wouldn't the angels pair up and try to kill everyone because there guarding their eggs

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    Cherry barbs, Five banded barbs and Checker barbs all come to mind. For a surface area fish, Dwarf Neon rainbows would look good.
    the dwarf neon rainbows i have never seen them around my local stores I have seen denisons barb would those be any good?

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    Harlequin's will not harm anything.

    Denisons are great fish but get a little big.
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    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie Congrats on 30th anniversary, Lee - SeaLady the Bleeding blue makes an appearance at last! - RiversGirl And one for you for as well. :) - Compass T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
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    for the thing in your signature about saandy hook, i was in elementary during that time. - aquariumlover10 Thanks for the bucks!! - SeaLady No Message - RiversGirl New fishys - SeaLady Congrats on 7,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 
    TGIF! - Taurus TGIF! - Taurus T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 Yes! TGIF - Compass TGIF Back at brother. ;-) - Taurus 
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    Here's a site with alot of good information on Denison's: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...44442042,d.cGE
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    how about clown barbs? i saw a few at my pet store. i dont know if they are agressive though.

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