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Old 10-24-2011, 06:46 PM   #1
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20g stock: rainbowfish species?

I have no experience with rainbows, but I have an unstocked 20g right now and I am considering them.

Are there any species of rainbowfish that are suitable in this tank? I heard that some smaller ones like spotted blue eyes are "annuals," so does that mean I should expect them to die in a year or less? They are pricey for me, so if they are not prolific in a species-only tank I will pass them up. I'm too used to lazy livebearer tanks that replace themselves with minimal effort

Maybe sparkling gouramis are in my future...

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Old 10-24-2011, 06:49 PM   #2
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Furcata, Gertude or Threadfin rainbows is all that could fit in a twenty gallon IMO.
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