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Old 09-25-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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Hey there guys! I had a very small ten gallon tank with just a few mollies in it, but got very tired of trying to keep that little tank clean! So, today I replaced it with a 29 gallon tank. After i cycle it, i was wondering if anyone had some ideas on different fish to put in it. I'm not a huge cichlid fan, I tend to like schools of smaller fish. I was thinking maybe some tiger barbs, but have heard they are sometimes agressive. Any type of small schooling fish would be cool, plus I'd like some advice on the amount you guys recommend. I'd like at least 2 different kinds of fish, preferably schools, but am open to all suggestions and ideas. Also, how are dwarf gouramis? I love their colors, so i'm curious. Thanks!

P.S., just in case I change my mind...what do you guys think about two black moor goldfish alone in the tank. For some reason I love the way they look, but don't want them to overgrow the tank. Once again, thanks!
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You should put other community fish like tetras platys and danios with the mollies.
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I don't have the mollies anymore, I'm starting fresh. I was thinking about some black phantom tetras.
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Oh ok yeah that would be nice. Angel fish and German blue rams look cool too. How about live plants.
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I've never had any. What's it like taking care for the plants?
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Some plants are easy and some are really hard to keep. The fish really love plants and would appreciate you for them.
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I've never had any. What's it like taking care for the plants?
I have some very easy plants to take care of. Mostly mosses and ferns but there's also Anubis and crypts and more low light plants that take no effort at all to take care of. I just take the dead leaves off and let them grow
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I will definately look into some plants. So what exactly do you do to "plant" them?
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U just put them in thick substrate and let them grow from the waste of your other fish. I use very small gravel for my substrate.
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Oh okay thanks!
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