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post #1 of 15 Old 10-18-2006, 01:32 AM Thread Starter
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Tetras

OK, I have decided to stock my tank mostly with small schools of tetras. I would like to have a sort of orange/red/yellowish theme of fish, so things like neons are out. :) I am too lazy to look through the various lists of species that are scattered over the internet trying to find those that would fit the color scheme.

I already have Von Rio Flames. Any suggestions as to what else I should look for? Thanks!
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post #2 of 15 Old 10-18-2006, 01:38 AM
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Any of these:
Diamond Tetra(Moenkhausia pittieri)
Black Phantom Tetra
Emperor Tetra
Kerri Tetra

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post #3 of 15 Old 10-18-2006, 07:32 PM
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Lemon tetras, rummy-nose tetras, serpae tetras, silver-tipped tetras

Snorkeling is a must for every fish lover!
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post #4 of 15 Old 10-18-2006, 09:21 PM
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BLEEDING HEART TETRAS!
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post #5 of 15 Old 10-24-2006, 07:30 AM
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Colombian Tetras..they are awsome looking and pretty hardy fish
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post #6 of 15 Old 10-24-2006, 07:53 AM
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x-ray / pristella tetras are pretty.
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post #7 of 15 Old 10-24-2006, 12:44 PM Thread Starter
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Oo thanks all of you for the suggestions.
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post #8 of 15 Old 11-09-2006, 12:45 AM
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Glo-light tetras are pretty also :)

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post #9 of 15 Old 11-09-2006, 03:40 AM
Is that for your 15 gallon bowfront? If so, you should not stock it too much, as it appears that it maybe already overstocked. Make sure you keep up with the maintenance and DO NOT overfeed. Eventually, the pleco will overgrow the tank and will need to be removed or your tank be upgraded.
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post #10 of 15 Old 11-11-2006, 10:31 AM
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Buenos Aires Tetra
Rosy Tetra
Red Phantom Tetra
(One or two of these may already have been said)
Good luck choosing your fish! :P
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