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  1. Default Finally have a bigger tank! Help me stock it


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    Just picked up a 90 gallon off of craigslist, which for those playing the home game is 48"x18"x24". A 4ft tank is the widest I can fit in the space I have an a 90g is the most area you can get in the 4ft size, which is why I've been looking so hard for one over the much more common 75g. Anyway, now that I finally have a tank thats 18" deep I can actually get a BIG fish, what would you all do with it? Im strongly considering an Oscar tank or a pair of GT's, but am open to ideas. Only rule is your suggestion must require a large tank, I've been there done that on all the small stuff
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

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    I would make it a jack dempsey or a severum tank.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Well with a tank that big maybe you can look into brackish? Monos, scats, archers, puffers, gobies.... All good looking fish

    Or you can do a large scale schooling fish. Maybe something like a school of silver dollars, a school of congo tetras, and a pair of fire mouths. Not sure how well that works stock wise. But it seems like it wouldnt be an issue from my limited knowledge. The plain sds would compliment the firemouths and congos super nicely
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    I like the th0ught 0f severums, I think a pair 0f rotkeil severums w0uld be a beautiful start.
    When in d0ubt read it until it makes sense, then read it again!

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    Maybe African?
    I personally would love some Synodontis flavitaeniatus, Synodontis schoutedeni, Ctenopoma acutirostre, Phenacogrammus interruptus, Pantodon buchholzi, Barbus or Polypterus species.
    15 Gallon Tarantula tank - Completed. - 1x Lasiodora parahybana
    55 Gallon South-America tank - Neverending. - 10x Nannostomus trifasciatus, 4x Corydoras aeneus, 2x Megalechis thoracata, 2x Acarichthys heckelii
    15 Triassic tank - Planning started. - Possibly a healthy group of Triops cancriformis

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    I absolutely adore my severums, if I had to downscale from my 120g to a 4-foot they'd be the ones I kept.

    Here's one of mine. He's about 5 inches. I think a breeding pair of severums, or just a nice group of 3ish (as IME they are pretty social and get on well with each other) and maybe a group of brochis cories, hoplo catfish or a few bristlenoses would be awesome in your 90g.

    I do adore my red severums, but I would LOVELOVELOVE Rotkeils. Can't get them here unfortunately.


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    I see your sevs and up you these:



    formerly paratheraps sp. coatzacoalcos now: Paraneetroplus

    Jeff Raps has them in stock:
    http://www.tangledupincichlids.com/stock.html
    7.50/fish but im sure he would deal for 6 or so.
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    Happy Birthday!  Enjoy! - jeffs99dime I'll drink to that! - steeler1 Enjoy! - Hardy85 This one's on me... - Slaphppy7 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
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    You could also go the Sevrum/Geo tank... Jurupari + Gold Sevrum with some Rotkiel mixed in?
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    Oh Sandz that fish is gorgeous, after reading the article and looking them up though it looks like most of them aren't quite that nice looking, still a really cool fish though. For some reason im not a huge fan of severums, I can't explain why, maybe just because they're so common. I was considering a Jag but they are just so aggressive and big I don't even think I could have a plec in with one.

    Im thinking about a bumblebee oscar like Jenn has and maybe a couple smaller cichlids, I just have so many options I never had before lol.
    "At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making a bigger mess." - Demjor19

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    Honestly you could be right, thats breeding color. I have seen them though (two friends that had them when TFH came out with this big feature from Mo Delvin) where 65% or more get that color. Others can look interesting without the blue. Its one of my dream fish though.

    What about considering Managuense? I dont like Midas... You oculd go for an african odd ball tank?
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