11-14-2010, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by cmc29
The tank is 45 gallons and heavilly planted. I have 9 rasbora espei, probably going to get a few more. I have always kept "plenty" of fish in my tank. I'm a freak about water changes and water quality. I want to have 3 schools of fish, so i'd like to add 2 more schools to the setup.
temp 82 F
filtration fluval 305 canister
lighting 2x24 watt T5
I would love any thoughts on what you think.
Almost anything peaceful and quiet would work. As you are looking for shoaling fish, have a browse through the characins; any of the tetra, pencilfish or hatchetfish would work. For the bottom, corys or one of the smaller loaches; these also need to be in a group, 5-6 of a species, minimum 3 of each for corys if more than one species. Corys are under catfish in the profiles, loaches under cyprinids, but just make sure they are the smaller species in a 45g. All of the afore-mentioned prefer similar water parameters and conditions, plants, wood, etc.