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  1. Default Stocking a beginner aquarium


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    I'm just starting to stock my first 29g tank. I've got 4 red velvet swords in there right now, just cycling the tank. After a trip to the LFS I've found some fish that I'd like to eventually stock the tank with.

    My question is, will this setup be ok for a community tank?

    I'd like to get some barbs, preferably albino's, tigers, or Clown. I was told the albino will be agressive if not kept in a school and therefore I should get about 10-12 or them. Is this true?

    I'd like to get some platty's. A variety of tuxedo and others.

    I'd also like a couple guppies, not sure exactly what type.

    I'd like 1-2 red tailed sharks.

    and last but not least I was wondering if it would be possible to get an Electric Yellow. I know these grow to be bigger then the other fish, so maybe 1-2 of them is fine. I've heard VERY mixed reports on these fish. Some say they are very aggressive, others say they are very docile..



    Thanks so much, ANY input or suggestions would be much appreciated. If you wanna suggest more fish, or different fish altogether, im more then open to suggestions.

  2. Default


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    i would drops the albino barbs. electric yellow WHAT???? others wise look good. maybe some cherry barbs.
    let the bells rings and the horns blow, for i am back.lol

    http://www.freewebs.com/rolliefish

    check it out if you want to.
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    100 gallon
    75 gallon
    50 some set up, now.
    over 50 13 1/2 gallon tanks

    in all have over 200 tanks

  3. Default


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    it was some type of african fish, just called electric yellow...

    http://animal-world.com/encyclo/fres...tricyellow.php

  4. Default


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    if it a cichlid.no!
    let the bells rings and the horns blow, for i am back.lol

    http://www.freewebs.com/rolliefish

    check it out if you want to.
    ---------------------------------------------------
    100 gallon
    75 gallon
    50 some set up, now.
    over 50 13 1/2 gallon tanks

    in all have over 200 tanks

  5. #5

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    Thats simplifying it. There are a lot of Cichlids that he can keep in a community tanks such as Kribs as an example. I would however not recommend putting Labidochromis caeruleus, Electric yellow in that setup.

  6. Default


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    i had kribs with swordtails once. guess what. swordtails got killed, wonder why. big tank to.
    let the bells rings and the horns blow, for i am back.lol

    http://www.freewebs.com/rolliefish

    check it out if you want to.
    ---------------------------------------------------
    100 gallon
    75 gallon
    50 some set up, now.
    over 50 13 1/2 gallon tanks

    in all have over 200 tanks

  7. #7

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    Strange. I often have had kribs with just about any fish. Have kept and breed them in small aquariums with swordtails, bettas, platys, guppys etc and never had any problem.

  8. Default


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    My husbands yellow labs (electric yellow labichromis--spelled right? don't know) are very docile, but they are in an african only tank.
    My kribs are good with tetras, but not so with dwarf gourami...although, Demon, my blue ram could have had something to do with it to!

  9. Default


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    hmm ok thanks for the info guys. id like 1-2 medium size fish (4-7 inches) what can you recommend as a good community fish?

  10. Default


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    my sister has a yellow lab...he barks alot when you are tryijng to sleep!

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