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Old 11-10-2006, 09:47 AM   #1
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yet another stocking question

I have a newlly cycled 20g community tank which currently houses 3 marble hatchets, 6 neon tetras, and 2 platys. It is currently lightly planted but will be more heavily done as soon as I can. I am going to add a small school of 4 or 5 cories(false jullies if I can get them). I am also looking for a showcase fish perhaps a dwarf gourami but undecided right now.
I would like to add shrimp to the tank as well but I don't know what type would be best. Something that eatsw algae would be great. any suggestions.
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Cherrys or amanos are the best algae eaters. Just remember cherry shrimp are small and may become expensive snacks.
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I would add 3 more hatchets to fill out the school and then just get some Amano shrimp. I'd skip the gourami if you want shrimp, as they could eat them. Since you have the platies in there, plus the 2 schools of tetras and are adding cories, I think you are pretty stocked.
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I would add 3 more hatchets to fill out the school and then just get some Amano shrimp. I'd skip the gourami if you want shrimp, as they could eat them. Since you have the platies in there, plus the 2 schools of tetras and are adding cories, I think you are pretty stocked.
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plus the 2 schools of tetras
Thers's only one school of 6 neon tetras
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