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post #1 of 4 Old 01-13-2012, 12:25 PM Thread Starter
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Stocking 55 gallon tank?

I will be setting up my 55 gal in March/April and trying to come up with a stocking list. I've came up with the following so far...

10 giant danios
13 zebra danios
10 black skirt tetras
8 hatchet fish
13 neon tetras
1 dwarf pleco

How do the above list sound?
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-13-2012, 05:33 PM
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I would re-think the Giant Danio; they attain 4 inches, some sources say 5-6 inches, and with the other mentioned smaller fish this might not work.

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10 giant danios
13 zebra danios
10 black skirt tetras
8 hatchet fish
13 neon tetras
1 dwarf pleco
I'd rething the Giant Danios too, also you dont have any bottom feeders besides the pleco. Maybe a school of cory cats or a group of zebra loaches.
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-14-2012, 01:13 AM
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I will be setting up my 55 gal in March/April and trying to come up with a stocking list. I've came up with the following so far...

10 giant danios
13 zebra danios
10 black skirt tetras
8 hatchet fish
13 neon tetras
1 dwarf pleco

How do the above list sound?
Make sure you cover the top of your tank well...from what I've heard, the hatchet fish loooove to jump.
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