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    Hello all,
    I have aquired a new 30 gallon and would like to stock it with some cold water fish. However, I would like to avoid goldfish as they produce alot of ammonia and most out-grow 30 gallon tanks. My knowledge on cold water fish species is lacking. I'm looking for fish on the smaller size. The only ones I've come accross are sickle-backs and hillstream loaches. If anyone could list some other species I'd appreciate it.
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    How about White Cloud Minnows?
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    White cloud minnows are pretty cool. I've seen those before, but I always assumed they were tropical. Thanks! Keep them coming!
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    Along with whiteclouds which Phil mentioned, there are some really cool native species of darters you can keep.

    Last edited by KingFisher; 03-02-2012 at 06:01 PM.

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    Wow! That fish is gorgeous. Darters are definatley going on the list.
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    you could try red belly dace. southern and northern.

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    You could also add some dojo loaches for the bottom.

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    I would probably stay away from hillstream loaches, their tank needs really fast flowing water, so really the tank has to be suited around them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish
    I would probably stay away from hillstream loaches, their tank needs really fast flowing water, so really the tank has to be suited around them.
    That depends on the species. I have a group of Sewellia in a 20 high, filtration is 2 aquaclear hob's (200 and a mini) and an air-driven sponge filter. Tank also houses 7 LDA-08's and loads of cherry shrimp.

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    Is there a reason to try to stick to only coldwater fish especially since you don't have a particular fish you are trying to keep? I think I'd simply add a heater and be able to get a whole variety of fish.

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