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    Our bedroom aquarium has four Irian red rainbows and four turquoise rainbows in it.They all school together with each other and with five dennisons barbs.(rose line sharks)This has been going on for three years now.

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    Brigantine, NJ
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    for having so many tanks :) - NanoTankGuy For being a good teacher and helping to educate me! - chel They didn't have any platys so I got you a pleco! lol - Northernguy For you mate. - mac Thanks for all your help and input regarding setting up my 55 gallon!!! - emilyekk 
    thanks for the gravel - rookie Thank you for all the nice comments!!! And the help with the TB. - hali_fish for helping me decide what to stock my tank with! - emilyekk thanks for the media and danios - rookie Thanks for helping me again! - iZinedane 
    Thanks for the rep :) - Agassizii everybody loves cake LOL.  hope youre have a great day!! - Mith Thanks for the rep. - Little Embers Thanks! - Jill Thank you! - KingFisher 
    Wishing You A Very Happy New Year!!! - Jill Happy New Years! - Oscar_freak12321 You get my favorite fish (to look at, not kill) - Meenu It's important to have a collection of discus. - Meenu thanks for moss and food. - aquariumlover10 

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    Quote Originally Posted by skullduggery1 View Post
    Our bedroom aquarium has four Irian red rainbows and four turquoise rainbows in it.They all school together with each other and with five dennisons barbs.(rose line sharks)This has been going on for three years now.
    What size tank?
    125 - BGK, pictus cats, silver dollars, kissing gouramis, palmas bichir, delhezi bichir
    125 - Red severum, bolivian rams, Turquoise rainbows, irian red rainbows, loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis
    90 - Congo tetras, african knife, elephant nose, spotted ctenopoma, upside down cats

    QTs - 29, 20H, 20L, 10

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    This configuration is taking place in a 65 gallon.It has live plants and gets a water change(25%)twice a month.

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    Join Date
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    for having so many tanks :) - NanoTankGuy For being a good teacher and helping to educate me! - chel They didn't have any platys so I got you a pleco! lol - Northernguy For you mate. - mac Thanks for all your help and input regarding setting up my 55 gallon!!! - emilyekk 
    thanks for the gravel - rookie Thank you for all the nice comments!!! And the help with the TB. - hali_fish for helping me decide what to stock my tank with! - emilyekk thanks for the media and danios - rookie Thanks for helping me again! - iZinedane 
    Thanks for the rep :) - Agassizii everybody loves cake LOL.  hope youre have a great day!! - Mith Thanks for the rep. - Little Embers Thanks! - Jill Thank you! - KingFisher 
    Wishing You A Very Happy New Year!!! - Jill Happy New Years! - Oscar_freak12321 You get my favorite fish (to look at, not kill) - Meenu It's important to have a collection of discus. - Meenu thanks for moss and food. - aquariumlover10 

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    Quote Originally Posted by skullduggery1 View Post
    This configuration is taking place in a 65 gallon.It has live plants and gets a water change(25%)twice a month.
    Yeah, tank size has a lot to do with behavior. My various rainbow species schooled together in a 4 foot tank. Once I put them in a 6 foot tank, they stopped - each school does it's own thing.
    125 - BGK, pictus cats, silver dollars, kissing gouramis, palmas bichir, delhezi bichir
    125 - Red severum, bolivian rams, Turquoise rainbows, irian red rainbows, loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis
    90 - Congo tetras, african knife, elephant nose, spotted ctenopoma, upside down cats

    QTs - 29, 20H, 20L, 10

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    My boseman males are each a good five inches. The dominant male is often the biggest, with the others staying a bit smaller. My tank is a four footer, 55 gallons, and I think I'm lucky in the way that they do not pace the tank like greyhounds. They are very peaceful fish for me.

    In a happy tank I don't think they even school much. Mine don't. But you can't underestimate the sizes of these guys. My old girl Australian rainbow, before I lost her, measured a full six inches(including finnage of course).

    Anyway, I know this thread is a bit old....I hope you found a stocking plan that works for you. Rainbows of any kind are fabulous centerpieces to longer tanks.
    Beth
    1 - 55 gallon planted community
    3 - 10 to 20 gallon planted betta tanks
    My advice: slow down, think, and be willing to learn. Then you'll be fine, no matter what.

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