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Old 04-05-2015, 11:07 AM   #1
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I need inspiration for my new 125 Gallon tank

I picked up this 125 Gallon tank about a year ago and it needed a bit of love before I could get it up and running. I have re sealed it and soon I will be building a top frame for it out of angle iron. I have built my filter and it has started to cycle. The last thing I need to build is the stand. Once that is all done I am pretty much ready to add water and start the whole thing up.

Now here is my problem. I don't know what to put in it...

I am set up for a planted tank. Dirt bottom with black sand cap. I have the lights, CO2 and ferts. I would rather have a friendly community tank not just a single large fish.

What would you do with this tank?

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Old 04-05-2015, 11:09 AM   #2
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Rainbows, Denison barbs, and a huge shoal of small/med. tetras

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I like this. Any centerpiece to add to the list?
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Dwarf Gourami or Green severum?
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:57 PM   #5
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That sounds perfect!!!! Add some cories to that too!!!! 8-10 of them

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Old 04-06-2015, 08:23 PM   #6
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i would say (if you had decent funding) a group of discus like 10, 20 Cory and like 60-80 carnal tetras
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Old 04-07-2015, 06:11 PM   #8
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My 150 has a nice sized group of rainbows and Denison barbs, then a threadfin acara and severum.

If I had to redo it I would have left the severum out just because he's so aggressive towards everyone. I love the rainbows and Denison barbs though, would recommend that as well.


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Old 04-07-2015, 07:28 PM   #9
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I agree with the cory cats, they would look really good with denison barbs and tetras.
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Plants tank with some nice driftwood would be cool. For fish, a shoal of tetras with some Cories to complement the bottom.


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Turquost rainbows lots of them carnal tetras and a large school of peppered corys some bamboo shrimps as welll
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:06 AM   #12
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I love my Pristine Tetra's. They are beautiful fish.
They get along great with my Denison Barbs too.
I have never had the rainbows but have looked at them really hard...lol


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