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Old 01-02-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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Question What are the Best Schooling Fish?

Hey guys! Starting up a new tank, its just a small 20 gallon (freshwater community) and I was wondering what fish school nicely because I am going for about three different schools, also please take appearance into accout, i have my eye on red pencil fish, ghost glass cats, and I dont know what else, also if either listed above do not school well please inform me. Thanks for the Help!
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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Tiger Barbs
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Old 01-07-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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Very nippy

Rummy nose and neon tetras
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Could go with danios
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Golden long fin albino zebra dianos

Golden long fin albino zebra dianos are a very nice schooling fish as well as glowlight tetras
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Old 01-08-2013, 08:40 AM   #6
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Cardinal tetras are great: peaceful, beautiful and they school well. Hardier than neons.
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:10 PM   #7
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I recommend some kind of tetra or danio, but it depends on your tank size. Do you want them to be colorful, hardy, active, or easy to take care of or all of the above? I would be glad to give you some answers after you give us more info!
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Cherry barbs or a tetra if some type would be my choice.
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Old 01-08-2013, 01:41 PM   #9
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I recommend some kind of tetra or danio, but it depends on your tank size. Do you want them to be colorful, hardy, active, or easy to take care of or all of the above? I would be glad to give you some answers after you give us more info!
The OP said 20 gallons.
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You'd be good with most small tropicals
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No love for Harlequin Rasboras? Tight schoolers, peaceful, and good candidates for a 20g tank.
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Kerri Tetras. Hands down my favorite tetra. They are a really deep blue and almost look fake.
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Rummy nose tetras. Really colourful, very active and tight schoolers. Only problem is their sensitive
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