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post #1 of 2 Old 07-27-2013, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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New to the hobby - thoughts/ advice new tank

30 gallon tank
-Power filter ex30 with sponge from cycled 10 gallon tank in it
-Also, Running 1 active sponge filter from angels plus to help with instant cycle
- pebble substrate
- fake plants

2- Dalmatian mollies
5-zebra danios
2-dwarf gouramis
1- tiny angel fish

Can I add more fish ? If so how many ?

Temp has been staying around the 76-80 range

Readings at day 5
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrates 10

Please, and advice, thoughts, anything I should change?
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post #2 of 2 Old 07-27-2013, 05:59 PM
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You should have some more room for a few more fish. (Unless of course you have female mollies in which case you will be over run with babies soon enough) If you plan to add more fish this is what I would suggest as far as stocking goes:
3- Dalmatian mollies
6-zebra danios
2-dwarf gouramis
1- tiny angel fish
A bottom feeder. I would recommend either a bristlenose pleco/pitbull/rubbernose pleco or a school of about 5 cory cats. However, research which cory you decide to go with as some of them have different temperature requirements than the rest of your fish

happy owner of a wild type GFP axolotl named Percival and too many guppies to count.
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