Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. Default How many GBR could go in this tank?


    0 Not allowed!
    Hi there
    The numbers and types of fish in my tank have changed since i last asked this question.
    In my tank i have:

    -6 Pygmy Rainbowfish
    -7 Cardinal Tetras
    -6 or 7 Ottocats
    -7 panda corydoras
    And 1 3-4" cory of unknown type.

    I had planned to add only 1 GBR, a male, to the tank.
    Is it possible to add more?
    If i did add more, should they be male or female?

    The tank is a 30 gallon one, very well maintained.

    Thanks!
    Who Rescued Who?

    Don't shop; Adopt!
    --FISH ARE FRIENDS NOT FOOD--

  2. #2

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    A pair of fish would do nicely in that tank. Although bio-load wise you could add more, I don't think a pair of rams would let any other ram live in peace. Or maybe go with an all-male tank. Some african cichlid keepers do so. The theory is that without females there really isn't much left to fight for. I don't know how well it would work with rams but someone has to be the first to try...

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Thank you for responding.
    I was thinking perhaps a male & a female myself.
    :)

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    2,762

    Awards Showcase

    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas - Cliff May you be living as high as the holiday hog this coming year! - Trillianne Happy New Year - mommy1 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Have a Birthday fish!! - steeler1 Here you go sir, I just wish it had been a good game. - steeler1 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - Strider199 

    Default


    1 Not allowed!
    I would keep it to only 1 male GBR. Reason; having two Rams may cause them to fight over territory unless you can get a male and female that have paired. If a mated pair is available, go for it.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

    Please remember; every keystroke has a consequence.

  5. Default


    1 Not allowed!
    Strider199 is right. If you cannot buy a male/female pair that has already bonded you will probably want to purchase a single GBR male.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •