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Old 05-26-2013, 11:01 AM   #1
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Stocking my fish tank???

I have a 55 gallon fish tank and I am unsure on what to stock it with. My fish tank has a pH of 7.4. I was thinking: 15 neon tetras, 6 corydoras, 5 guppies, 6 rosy barbs and an elephant nose fish. Does this sound ok?? Thanks
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Old 05-26-2013, 11:25 AM   #2
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That would work. Just make sure you CYCLE the tank first. Srry bout caps but a lot of people dont cycle the tank then ask why all there fish died.
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Old 05-26-2013, 12:09 PM   #3
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My tank is already established I'm just changing 60% of the water. So that should not be a problem. Thank you
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Would this be overstocked? Would it be possible to add any more in the future or is this the limit?
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You could orob add a little more.
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Would this be overstocked? Would it be possible to add any more in the future or is this the limit?
Yeah, the stock would work and I think that you would have a little space left over for future additions.
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Would the rainbow shark be O.K? Or does it definitely need to be re homes?
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Would the rainbow shark be O.K? Or does it definitely need to be re homes?
Rainbow sharks get pretty big.. I don't think that it would have enough space with the rest of the tankmates.
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:13 AM   #9
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Could I substitute the elephant nose for a Black Ghost Knife Fish? They look really interesting.
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No. Bgk get to big for a 55g tank. You can get it but you will have to upgrade later.
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