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Old 03-03-2012, 01:28 AM   #11
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Well I keep on getting tanks from people the dimensions of this one are 16x8x10. I probably will get live plants need suggestions on plants. I have some ideas for fish to I'm thinking neon tetras, dwarf rasbora, celestial pearl danio, dwarf frog, ghost shrimp and mystery snails any thoughts on these fish are appreciated and good combos of any of these fish will help thanks.
Neon tetras need a longer tank. CPD's may be OK, but I think a longer tank would be better for them also. I would skip the frogs since nano fish and shrimp would likely become a meal for them. I would skip the mystery snail because they get as big as a golf ball and create lots of poop. I think they work best in larger tanks, but if you do decide to keep one in here make sure you have great filtration and keep up on your gravel vacs. Microrasbora would be a great choice. You could do a school of 8 chili rasbora. Two scarlet badis would make nice centerpiece fish. You could have some shrimp in there as well, but I wouldn't go with ghost shrimp since some report ghosties eating small fish. RCS or any other dwarf shrimp should work though.
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Okay sivia do you have any Idea where I can find dwarf rasbora or will I probably have to order them.
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I actually decided on a stocking of 1 male betta, 2 African dwarf frogs and 10 ghost shrimp does this sound okay.
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