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    Anyone got any great beginner fish recommendations for freshwater?

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    Zebra danios (not giant danios) are hardy small fish and great for beginners. You don't have to worry about babies popping suddenly out like with swordtails, guppies, and plates.

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    Yep, zebras were my first thought too.

    Fishpro, it would help us if you told us a bit about what you have in mind, especially what size of tank you have. That can drastically affect recommendations.

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    It would help to know the ph, gh, and kh of your source water, as well.
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    Swordtail and Tetras are some of my favorite hardy fish
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    Zebra danios as already mentioned, as well as their two more popular variants: Leopard danios and red danios. Otherwise betta of course are hardy, along with gambusia.

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    Here's a good list, depending on tank size and water conditions that were already mentioned: https://modestfish.com/best-freshwat...for-beginners/
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    It depends on your tank size. If your tank is 20 gallon, you can consider my list below:
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    Neon Tetra
    Zebra Danio
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