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    I feel like that is a big of a risk for me if I'll end up getting an angel for the serpaes. :/

    so i'm looking at the bigger fish more so than the 2nd school

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    Just want to lend my vote for an angel. They're one of my favorites and LH is correct - they are front and center all the time. If you want color, you can look for one of the koi types. Or for elegance, one of the black veils. I have a marbled koi that I love.

    My son has a firemouth and although he is a beautiful fish, I never see him. If I do catch him out, when I go to look at him, he flares a bit and makes a beeline for his cave. Such a scaredy cat! And this one was so disruptive for plantings, the only plants he has been able to keep are the lacy java ferns which are attached to driftwood. My son planted some others plants at the opposite end of the tank from the firemouth's cave, and it wasn't too long before the cave was moved, disrupting the plantings.

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    If you go Angel Fish I would get a Marble. I alway liked thier colors if not the plain old variety or black.

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    sorry bout the delay, work was killing me this week!

    Using the aquadvisor as a reference to play with stocking I was surprised on what it spit back.

    It said I could do the Angel AND 10 bloodfin tetra's-and that would put me at 98% stocked.

    found that odd/it just feels overstocked? I would enjoy those 2 schools, but not sure if that would be appropriate?

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    Here is the link of the stocking proposal.

    http://www.aqadvisor.com/AquStockIma...:200909300026:

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    That says it's 106% overstocked. You could easily cut back on your cories to 6.
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    True, but it is also just a reference.
    The site says my male swordtail takes up like 8%-which is beyond wrong.
    Also, it references the angel at taking up 28%...which I would have guessed at more like 20%. so that is why I don't really believe the 106% it spit back.

    I already have the cory's and when I went up from 7-10. their behavior has increased dramatically being in an appropriate school now. so I can't cut back on them or the silver tips.

    I currently do not own the bloodfin's or the angel-i'll make that purchase this or next week.
    I don't need the bloodfins. just thought it'd be cool w/ another school-or increase the silvertips to 20?

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    I like big schools but I also like variety so to intice you towards the Bloodfins here's a picture how neat they look in a group. I'm contemplating getting some myself the next time I order fish next week. I've narrowed it down to them or Red Phantoms or Rosy Tetras or Lemon Tetras LOL.
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    Great pic and they are really good looking fish.

    so many decisions.

    maybe that school and try out a dwarf cichlid again?
    or is aquadvisor wrong like always and I can do the angel and the school?

    so hard to choose!

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    I feel you pain LOL. It IS hard to choose.

    I'm totally in love with my Colombian tetras. Very nice, non aggressive fish that like each others company so usually school loosely together. You could possibly go with a small school of them - say 6 and still get your angel.

    Just something else to think about
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