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Old 08-11-2013, 07:51 PM   #1
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Hi, I have a 50 gallon tank with lots of caves, plants and I have 2 internal fluval filters.
I was thinking of getting a raibow shark or red tail black shark with some peppermint catfish, some kuhli loaches, some type of schooling fish and I am being given a breeding pair of silver dollars and a baby gourami.


Does anyone have any tips, suggestions or anything else I should know about keeping these fish together?
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:55 PM   #2
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Silver dollars need a bigger tank than that as does the the red tailed shark and the rainbow shark will kill the schooling fish if the are some sort of tetra, and they will kill the Corys. It will not eat them just stress them to death. Sorry for all the bad news
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:58 PM   #3
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What fish do you think will go well in the tank then?
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:09 PM   #4
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To replace the silver dollars if you still want a silver fish 4 hatchetfish would be cool and u could keep the rainbowshark just monitor the aggression because people have kept to MALE BETTAS together before and they were fine! Lol lol lol lol
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Sounds good! Are there any catfish that could go well in there too?
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:24 PM   #6
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Besides the corrys you could do Otos best algae eater ever. keep them in shoals do them but no rainbow shark
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:32 PM   #7
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? Maybe it's cause my red tailed shark is a sweetheart... But he gets along with my 10 tetras, 2 khulis, 1 Cory (more coming soon...!) and snails/angels/oscars

Maybe it's cause mine is a sweetie. I call him Nanny sometimes because he cleans the outside of my breeding net and takes care of my baby angels.
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Thanks! I think i will put in 2 kuhli loaches, a raibow shark, some cory cats and maybe some glass catfish?
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That's a really light stock
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Old 08-11-2013, 08:41 PM   #10
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Hi, I have a 50 gallon tank with lots of caves, plants and I have 2 internal fluval filters.
I was thinking of getting a raibow shark or red tail black shark with some peppermint catfish, some kuhli loaches, some type of schooling fish and I am being given a breeding pair of silver dollars and a baby gourami.

Does anyone have any tips, suggestions or anything else I should know about keeping these fish together?
Don't put rainbow sharks with corydoras. I hear Kigali loaches are very sensitive and rainbow sharks are very aggressive.
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