07-09-2014, 11:47 AM #11
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
07-09-2014, 04:05 PM #12
Rosy barbs and paradise fish also work.
07-09-2014, 04:06 PM #13
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.
07-09-2014, 04:25 PM #14
07-10-2014, 08:14 PM #15Member Molly
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Good to know. I want to keep RCS as well, and it would suck if they got eaten :)
07-11-2014, 04:04 AM #16
One tetra you could do would be Bloodfin's, Aphyocharax anisitsi.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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