Thread: Small cold water fish
03-02-2012, 04:49 PM #1
Small cold water fish
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."It's not a Nemo fish, it's a CLOWN FISH!!!"
03-02-2012, 04:52 PM #2
How about White Cloud Minnows?125g - 6 Zig Zag Rainbows, 6 Turquoise Rainbows, 6 Boesmani Rainbows, 5 otos, 6 corys
03-02-2012, 04:57 PM #3
White cloud minnows are pretty cool. I've seen those before, but I always assumed they were tropical. Thanks! Keep them coming!"It's not a Nemo fish, it's a CLOWN FISH!!!"
03-02-2012, 04:58 PM #4
Along with whiteclouds which Phil mentioned, there are some really cool native species of darters you can keep.
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03-02-2012, 05:06 PM #5
Wow! That fish is gorgeous. Darters are definatley going on the list."It's not a Nemo fish, it's a CLOWN FISH!!!"
03-03-2012, 10:56 PM #6Member CoryCat
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you could try red belly dace. southern and northern.
03-03-2012, 10:59 PM #7
You could also add some dojo loaches for the bottom.
03-03-2012, 11:04 PM #8
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.My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
03-04-2012, 03:46 AM #9
03-04-2012, 01:21 PM #10
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.