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Old 01-14-2006, 03:33 PM   #1
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i am about to get a 55g tank and i'm planning the fish right now. i'm going to put the fish i have currently in my 20g in the 55g which are 4 zebra danios,3 guppies,3 neon tetras, and 6 cory cats. i want to make it a community tank with maybe a pleco, other various tetras, mollys or platies. do you guys have any suggestions? my main question would be what kind of centerpiece fish should i get? would blue gouramis do well in that kind of tank and how many? thanks!

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With the blue gourami, you would end up losing your smaller fish like the neons, as they would be a meal for it. My dwarf gouramis ate 9 of the 12 neons I had in my tank. Dwarf gouramis would work if the neons are big enough, I think my 3 remaining neons are too big to eat. Another good fish are cherry barbs.

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I'd get 2 more Danios, 3 more Neons, a dwarf pleco, and a few center piece fish. That should round out your tank nicely. Possibly a few snails, just because they are cute.
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