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Thread: Red micro fish

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    So while my fish tank has been cycling, I have been thinking about what you all told me about the micro fish and I've differently changed my list of fish to what it is (which is http://www.aqadvisor.com/AqAdvisor.p...rchMode=simple ) plus my favorite color is red (I couldn't find the red lizard catfish on there so let's just pretend 1 is on the list) I'm kinda wondering fish i can get a shoal of red pencil fish in there as well?

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    You can try chili rasboras they fit the microfish part you want

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    Quote Originally Posted by afro123 View Post
    You can try chili rasboras they fit the microfish part you want
    +1 - Nice small red fish

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    Ember tetras.

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    +1 to Steeler's suggestion

    I kept red ember tetras a few years ago and though they were very nice fish. I did think they were a little hard to find tho, I don't think they are very common in some areas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    +1 to Steeler's suggestion

    I kept red ember tetras a few years ago and though they were very nice fish. I did think they were a little hard to find tho, I don't think they are very common in some areas.
    They are getting more common, I found them in a LFS once but I have had to order them since.
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    I thought the chili rasboras were on the list. Will the shoal of coral red pencil fish work along with the rest.

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    So your stocking list is

    10 - chilis
    10 - embers
    10 - RCS
    10 - Java loach
    1 Red breasted acara
    1 Red lizard cat.

    For a 20 gallon tank right? Hmmm you've got yourself a rather full tank. Personally I'm not sure a shoal of pencil fish would fit, but I may be wrong on that.
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    I think the main way to see if the red coral pencil fish can knock something off the list or added to the list is if my LFS carrys then but they carry a lot of exotic creatures.

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