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post #1 of 9 Old 09-19-2009, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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20G tank, what else to stock with?

Hey everyone Brand new to the forum!

Alright, so I'm fairly new to the whole aquarium experience, besides a 10G tank that I had for a couple of years, but gave up on that since I didn't have the knowledge or the time to take care of it. Turns out, I now have the time, so a couple of months ago, I bought a 20G aquarium kit for only $99 at Petco that included the filter, heater, thermometer etc.

Well, after it finished cycling, I started to add a couple of fish every other week. So far, I have a dwarf gourami, 5 neon tetras, and 3 platy's. I also have 3 Amazon Swordtails (The plants) along with a mixture of other plastic plants. I also have 3 rocks in there that the feesh love to swim through and around, hide behind etc.

Well, my question to you, is, what other types of fish should I add to the aquarium? I was thinking about getting some more plants, but I have no idea what types of fish to get.

Any ideas?

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post #2 of 9 Old 09-19-2009, 05:07 PM
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Hello and welcome the forum!
You don't have any bottom fish. How about some cory or kuhli loaches. Both the fish that I mentioned, do best in groups of 6 or more.
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post #3 of 9 Old 09-19-2009, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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You don't have any bottom fish. How about some cory or kuhli loaches. Both the fish that I mentioned, do best in groups of 6 or more.
After I posted this thread, I searched around on the web and started considering Cory's. I'll probably end up getting some of those, but do you think I have room for 6+ of them?
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post #4 of 9 Old 09-19-2009, 05:32 PM
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I think you have the room. Some cory get bigger than others. I would choice a cory that stays somewhat small.
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post #5 of 9 Old 09-20-2009, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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I think you have the room. Some cory get bigger than others. I would choice a cory that stays somewhat small.
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I'm headed over to the fish store on Friday. Does anyone else have suggestions?
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post #6 of 9 Old 09-21-2009, 07:03 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone?
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post #7 of 9 Old 09-21-2009, 07:50 AM
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I agree with TM on the corries, that are great bottom dwellers....and depending on the species, they will stay relatively small.....

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post #8 of 9 Old 09-21-2009, 09:03 AM
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Any of the small corys would be good. I personally like them all. But if I had to choose just one kind it would be the Leopard ones. Good luck with your fish.

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post #9 of 9 Old 09-21-2009, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone! Cory's it is!
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