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post #1 of 9 Old 01-31-2012, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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Question 29 gallon tank ideas

i have an empty 29 gallon tank and im looking for stocking ideas because so far the possibilities ive seen dont interest me
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post #2 of 9 Old 01-31-2012, 10:39 PM
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what have you seen that does not interest you, so we dont post them again?

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75g Saltwater Reef, Ocellaris Clownfish, Lyretail Antias (baby), Lemon damsel, Longtail Fairy Wrasse, purple dottyback, snails, crabs and a few LPS corals.

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post #3 of 9 Old 01-31-2012, 10:58 PM
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Here's ideas for a starting point, but it needs some adjustments.

Cookie Cutter - 29-gallons
(Be sure to click the link to check out the 20g cookie cutter ideas.)

Again, I don't recommend them all as is, but its a spring board for ideas at least.

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post #4 of 9 Old 01-31-2012, 11:15 PM
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I've got a 29 gal that I plan to stock with a school of tetras, kuhli loaches, and a small gourami.

But you have to tell us what you don't want before we can give you suggestions; otherwise we could sit here and throw out every single name of every single fish that could possibly put in that tank. That is a long list.

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post #5 of 9 Old 02-01-2012, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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sorry about not putting fish id already looked at. The angelfish idea seems nice and i think im going to try it. thanks
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post #6 of 9 Old 02-01-2012, 07:33 PM Thread Starter
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How does 2 angelfish, 1 Bolivian Ram, 1 Bristlenose Pleco, and 6 Harlequin Rasboras sound
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post #7 of 9 Old 02-01-2012, 07:40 PM
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The angelfish in a 29 gallon wont work unless its a breeding pair and even then you wouldnt want anything else in the tank with them as they would attack it. The other fish you have mentioned would work though.
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post #8 of 9 Old 02-01-2012, 08:17 PM
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Angel fish are best kept in groups of 5 or more in a 55+ gal tank. You can look for them in our fish profiles.

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post #9 of 9 Old 02-02-2012, 01:16 PM
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Smallish fsh are best suited to a 29g. What are your water parameters, meaning hardness and pH? This too will help us narrow down suggestions. Live plants are another aspect, in this sized tank with smaller fish the presence of plants is important.

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Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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