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  1. #11

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    Don't know about a centerpiece fish, but a large school of 15+ harleys would look stunning in that aquascape (which I really like).
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
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    + 1 to gronlaura, you can never go wrong with harley's, everybody should keep them at least once.

    Black neons are very underated and would also look good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post
    + 1 to gronlaura, you can never go wrong with harley's, everybody should keep them at least once.

    Black neons are very underated and would also look good.
    I read a little about black neons, and I have to say I'm very intrigued. My question is, would a school of 6 black neons work? I am starting figure out what I want a little more thanks to all of the help I've received here.

    So something along these lines...
    10 Harleys
    6 black neons
    5 cories

    What do you guys think? From what I've read, harley's stay top-mid and black neons are strictly mid. Or is two species of schooling fish too much, which I think I was told earlier.

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    You would be fine with the above stocking and could add something like apistogramma cacatuoides to the mix. In fact almost all Appisto species will be a great centerpiece fish as they get around 3in and the cichlid behavior is a very cool. They peck around, dont move to fast, this would be a great set up for them.
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    Question​ - is your background dark blue or black? I am considering a very dark blue background for my dual 29's.
    My 75 gal Journal & My Dual 29 gal Journal
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    Quote Originally Posted by gronlaura View Post
    Question​ - is your background dark blue or black? I am considering a very dark blue background for my dual 29's.
    Black. Looks blue in this pic for some reason

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    You would be fine with the above stocking and could add something like apistogramma cacatuoides to the mix. In fact almost all Appisto species will be a great centerpiece fish as they get around 3in and the cichlid behavior is a very cool. They peck around, dont move to fast, this would be a great set up for them.
    Would 20 gallons be enough for an Appisto species? I hear they require at least 30 minimum

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    Anybody have thoughts on this stocking list.

    10 harlies
    6 black/red phantom tetras
    5-6 cories

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    Quote Originally Posted by slapmonster View Post
    Anybody have thoughts on this stocking list.

    10 harlies
    6 black/red phantom tetras
    5-6 cories
    Looks good to me, a little small for bigger Cory's but if you went with Pandas or Pygmy it would work for sure.
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    Betta+GBR seems risky to me...

    Anyways, you could try this:

    5 otos
    8 Amano shrimp
    3 Zebra Nerite snails
    10 Harleys
    6 black neon/8 neon
    And, if you want a centerpiece fish, you could buy a dwarf honey gourami.

    If you are interested in the Corys a lot, replace these with the otos; nerites+Amanos should do their job well. Up their numbers by 2 or so if you do this.

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