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Fishy Decisions

Postby MBOP » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:36 pm

Hello,

I started my fish-in cycle last week with 7 zebra danios and will not be adding anymore for at least a month so plenty of time to carefully select and reseach my new fishies. Im not sure how many I can fit in my tank, I have a Juwel Rio 125, so here is what I am thinking...

currently 7 zebra danios,
then 6 neon tetras,
followed by some guppies (not sure how many)
then 1 or 2 female bettas (siamese fighting fish) - been told only to get female if I am having guppies aswel.
Oh and some kind of suckerfish in there too.

Any advise and tips on if these will all be ok together? and are they ok for my tank size, or too many? or not enough?

Thank you muchly :-)
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Re: Fishy Decisions

Postby Carylnz » Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:17 pm

A lot depends on how many guppies you get and what sex :wink:
I would add the neons last as they have a tendency to drop dead these days, especially in a new tank. Better to wait until the tank has matured a little for 3 or more months.
You could have a single bristlenose in the bottom, Ancistrus sp, or 3 - 5 Corydoras catfishes.
The female Bettas are not as colourful as the males so you might be disappointed in them.
You will be able to add more fish than that as time goes on.
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