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Old 02-18-2014, 09:28 PM   #1
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I have a 55 gallon tank and I'm wondering what to stock in it

I honestly really like
Jack demphys
Tiger barbs
Some other South American cichlids
Could all this work or no please help me out and would a shovel nose cat fish work with this tank or no
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:35 PM   #2
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A 55 with a Dempsey limits your stocking list greatly. You could do 1 Dempsey, and a small school of dither/target fish like tiger barbs or giant danios. No other cichlids and especially not a shovel nose. Those get good sized
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Say I don't do a demphsy what would go awesome in a tank like that
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Help me stock my 55 gallon

Need ideas please help
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What type of fish do you want is it cycle?
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I want semi or aggressive fish and the tank isn't even set up yet I'm jist trying to get in mind what kind of fish I want
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I would go with cichlid since they are some of the prettiest freshwater fishes and they come and so many varieties
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I want semi or aggressive fish and the tank isn't even set up yet I'm jist trying to get in mind what kind of fish I want

What kind should I go with. And what other fish can I put in there with them. Could I put some tiger barbs and some other stuff
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Stocking a 55 gallon

Need help I want semi or aggressive fish need ideas thank you
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Old 02-18-2014, 10:44 PM   #10
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I would go with cichlid since they are some of the prettiest freshwater fishes and they come and so many varieties
He's in the cichlid section of the forum, so hopefully that's already in his mind Also, what size fish are you looking to get?
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