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Old 01-11-2013, 04:47 PM   #1
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30 gal tank I only want fish that are bigger only one school any suggestion. Aqadvisor said I could do a RTS 2 Pictus and an angel anything else?
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:48 PM   #2
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P.S I have 2 bolivian rams
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:55 PM   #3
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30 gal tank I only want fish that are bigger only one school any suggestion. Aqadvisor said I could do a RTS 2 Pictus and an angel anything else?
No way. No red tail sharks in a tank this size. I'm not sure on the pictus cats or the angel.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:17 PM   #4
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Well I'd love to hear your opinions
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:46 PM   #5
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Well I'd love to hear your opinions
None of those are ok for that size tank. Knowing the dimensions of the tank would help but you should be good with african leaf fish, bumble bee cats, and pearl gouramis.
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I disagree. A single angel is fine in a 30 gallon. The pictus and RTS need a larger tank.
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:11 PM   #7
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I disagree. A single angel is fine in a 30 gallon. The pictus and RTS need a larger tank.
Depends on the dimensions imho. Angels get 6 inches. I dont think having them in a 12 inch wide tank is appropriate
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:23 PM   #8
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I'm quite aware of the potential size of adult angelfish, having kept many in tanks of varying sizes throughout the past 9 years. A 55 gallon tank is 13 inches wide. By your rationale, a 55 gallon would be an inappropriate size tank for an angelfish.... however, I don't think you'll find many who would make that argument.
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:25 PM   #9
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Angelfish? I want one but I'm also in to goldfish if nothing else
Also I already have 2 rams so any fish I get have to be nice to them
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:26 PM   #10
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Angelfish and Bolivian rams tend to do just fine as tank mates.
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:27 PM   #11
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Any other larger fish I can do I like having only a few big fishes
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:31 PM   #12
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Not really IMO- a 29 gallon simply doesn't afford you much room for large fish. If you want an angelfish, you really don't have any more room for anything other than small fish.
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:34 PM   #13
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Alright then what would you put with these three to finish te stock
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Hm, if you like pictus cats, maybe you would like yo yo loaches instead. Smaller, but active and really cool looking.

Or, go with a nice school of something like lemon tetras, cardinal tetras, etc.
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I'm quite aware of the potential size of adult angelfish, having kept many in tanks of varying sizes throughout the past 9 years. A 55 gallon tank is 13 inches wide. By your rationale, a 55 gallon would be an inappropriate size tank for an angelfish.... however, I don't think you'll find many who would make that argument.
I wasnt trying to insult you. As I said in my post that was only my opinion.
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No offense taken, just explaining my position.
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No offense taken, just explaining my position.
Ok lol just hate making people mad
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Angelfish? I want one but I'm also in to goldfish if nothing else
Also I already have 2 rams so any fish I get have to be nice to them
Sorry, but no goldfish.
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Someone needs to make a goldfish who's ok with warmer waters if there's not already one out there lol.
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Someone needs to make a goldfish who's ok with warmer waters if there's not already one out there lol.
You can't change nature like that and they are changed enough as it stands currently.
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