My 30 gallon tall tank is up and running...and in a couple weeks I am going to start adding some new fish. My LFS
says to only add 3 or 4 fish at a time every two or three weeks.
Currently in the tank I have the following (the only survivors of the tank crack disaster):
1 white skirt tetra (who is SIX years old!)
2 cherry barbs
1 red phantom tetra, who ended up in my bag of fish by mistake somehow but turns out he's a fun fish.
1 mystery fish--my husband selected a school of three a few months ago, and can't remember the name! It's a cat fish or shark of some kind, grey/white with black stripes, only comes out in the dark, and during the day flutters in hiding in the rock cave, about the length of my index finger. I'm going to figure out which fish it is when I go back to the LFS
There are also lots of little MTS.
I think I am going to add one or two more white skirt tetras, because they like to be in a school.
Also one or two more red phantom tetras. The one I have seems to be insecure, he nips.
A pleco of some kind.
Maybe one or two more of the mystery fish, because they are also schooling fish.
I would also like to add something else fun for my toddler to watch, but I don't want to over stock. In the past we've enjoyed kuhli loaches, guppies, and mollies.
I have four live plants, driftwood, and a large rock cave in the tank too, by the way.
Any advice on the total numbers of fish you would add? How many of each kind would you put in the tank?