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    I think white clouds are the best.
    Brilliant schooling fish and very hardy. You can also try Zebra leopard and pearl danios some of the most active fish available today

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    Rosy barbs and paradise fish also work.

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    If you're going with bigger schools of these smaller fish, I would suggest that Clown or even Lyretail killis would be a great fit. They're both suitable for a community setting, as they have very tame/calm temperaments and stay small (clowns much smaller than the lyretail, though). Either way, you shouldn't have a problem. I've experienced Lyretails in a more aggressive tank and they just don't stand a chance. There are other, much more aggressive killis, like the Golden Wonder Killi, but they get quite large and will likely eat the smaller fish that will fit in its mouth.

    I would have to agree on either Celestial Pearl Danios, which are quite striking in appearance - I have a school of them in a 20gal long, and/or the White Cloud Mountain Minnow (Tanichthys albonubes), or their close, but smaller, cousins Tanichthys micagemmae.

    Large schools of these little fish would look awesome in a planted tank w/ black background.
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    Also, killies that are NOT annual are the ones to look for if I decide to go with them, is that right?
    Right and they can be just fine in a community. Just not a community of small fish. Put it this way... I have Red Cherry Shrimp with mine.
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    Good to know. I want to keep RCS as well, and it would suck if they got eaten :)

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    One tetra you could do would be Bloodfin's, Aphyocharax anisitsi.
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