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Old 01-13-2015, 11:16 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm new here.

Hey there, just thought I'd introduce myself. My last attempt at keeping a tank of any kind was when I was 7 and I had no parental help...they did not survive. Now I'm doing a lot of reading, talking to a great LFS (not a big-box but an actual mom&pop shop) and so I thought I'd start coming here for advice as well. I've got a 37 gallon tank that's fairly well established with the following fish:
10 glofish tetras
6 glofish danios
6 emerald corys
4 cherry barbs
4 neon tetras
2 bala sharks

I'm also cycling a 20 gallon tank, the cherry barbs will move into there. When they get settled in I eventually want to add 4 amano shrimp, a swordtail, and 10-16 rummynose tetras so I can get that nice schooling effect. Let me know what you think and please, be kind! I'm new!

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Old 01-15-2015, 10:58 PM   #2
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When you move some livestock out to the other tank, I'd recommend increasing the neon tetras a bit. They also like to school like the rummy nose. Rummies are far more active swimmers and would do best in a longer tank. With that said, I hope the new 20g is a 20 long. Also, I think you'll be overstock so research and I'd rethink the stock. I recommend starting a thread on this so you can get advice on stock. Then narrow it down a bit. Good luck and make yourself at home here
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