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  1. Question I need help w/ picking a species!


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    I currently have a 30 gallon planted tank and was hoping for some suggestions as to what other animals I could add to it. The tank is cold-water, though here in Orlando it never gets below the AC setting of 72, and has a sand bottom. I currently have one yellow applesnail and 3 hardy goldfish. The goldfish were originally just to cycle the tank, but they didn't die and I had gotten attached by that point. There are lots of river stones and driftwood in the tank for something to hide in as well. I would prefer something that could "earn its keep" by helping to keep the tank clean. Any suggestions you can offer would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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    3 goldfish already indicates a tank that is going to be overstocked as they grow. If anything some of your existing fish need to go. No more additions unfortunately.
    8 tanks running now:
    1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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    If you are really wanting tank mates I would recommend some cherry shrimp. The cherry shrimp will eat the algae clean the plants and eat the dead plant limbs. Be weary they will breed fairly quickly but only last about 2 years

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    this thread is three and a half years old.
    300 gallon mega tank: build in progress
    75 gallon community tank: tetras, danios, corys, platies, otos, pearl gouramis, bristlenose pleco, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    70 gallon growout tank: clown loaches, sailfin pleco
    60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
    29 gallon frog tank: 1 bullfrog
    10 gallon and 5.5 gallon betta tanks: 1 male betta each, sometimes snails

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