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    So I lost a couple mollies over the past month or so, so now I am looking at topping of the stocking of the 37 gallon. Thus I am looking for some suggestions on fish that would go in with the current inhabitants.

    Current stocking is -
    - 4 Black Mollies
    - 3 Pearl Gourami
    - 5 Assassin Snails

    not sure what I want in there. There are a few molly fry in there at the moment, although I think the pearl's ate a few of the smallest ones as I had more than 20 at one point and I think I got half that now.

    Parameters just before my weekly 35% water changes
    - Ammonia 0 ppm
    - Nitrite 0 ppm
    - Nitrate 5 ppm
    - pH 7.6 (stable out of the tap that way to)
    - Temp 79 F
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    If you weren't so far away, I'd gladly give you some platys
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    oh but I couldn't possibly take that joy away from you, I mean you can see the glow every time Lauren finds more fry in the tank...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    oh but I couldn't possibly take that joy away from you, I mean you can see the glow every time Lauren finds more fry in the tank...
    "Joy", huh?...that's what you call it?....no, I could give you all of the juvies, and keep the 20+ fry, and still have an endless supply...I'd even let you have a few fry, too, and still would never run out

    Seriously though, have you considered maybe some tetras?...there are so many kinds to choose from, they should get along fine with the rest of your stock, and they are easy to care for
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    Maybe a school of Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish? Very peaceful and they stay quite small...and oh so pretty! http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...59&pcatid=1059

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    Debora, that profile suggests a lower pH and temp than what I keep my current tank at. I could look at some of the tetra's though or maybe a school of small cory as well.
    Current tanks:
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    Tetras are always a good choice for a community tank. I'm partial to serpae tetras. They have a reputation for being nippy, but I've personally not seen that behavior.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    Debora, that profile suggests a lower pH and temp than what I keep my current tank at. I could look at some of the tetra's though or maybe a school of small cory as well.
    Stable is the key...my ph is 7.4 to 7.5 and temp is 78

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stingrayg4 View Post
    Tetras are always a good choice for a community tank. I'm partial to serpae tetras. They have a reputation for being nippy, but I've personally not seen that behavior.

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    My serpaes get a little nippy now and then with each other....but never touch the other fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    Debora, that profile suggests a lower pH and temp than what I keep my current tank at. I could look at some of the tetra's though or maybe a school of small cory as well.
    And they need a longer tank.
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