Question regarding fish selection - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 12-08-2010, 06:02 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Question regarding fish selection

I have a 55 gallon ADA tank. (I have a ADA 90P tank that I used for a full on planted tank.) I have decided to take a break from the planted tank world, and make a more easy to maintain tank. I'm going to put a nice white sand on the bottom along with a nice rockscape. I'm looking for some nice suggestions of fish to put in the tank. I know when I had a planted tank I was sort of limited on what fish to keep. Some ate the plants, some would eat the cardinal tetras, etc....

I am going to be starting over, so I'm open to some suggestions. I know discus are popular, but I've always read they are sort of hard to keep. I'm not a rookie by any means, but I'd rather not have to deal with any picky fish! Also I have an open top set up (ADA) so I don't want any fish who are known jumpers. (I understand that all fish "can" jump...)

Let me know what you think as far as stocking goes.

Thanks!
rick4him is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 12-11-2010, 06:04 AM
Member
 
thefishboy's Avatar
 
Cichlids....
Maybe a sinlge oscar
A few Malawi Cichlids or some of Groups of cichlids..

26 Gallon Community:
5 Platies

4 Mollies

3 Guppys

1 Swordtail
11 Neon Tetras
1 Red Tailed Shark
Opaline Gourami
BN Pleco
Snakes-
Coral: Rat X Corn
CoCo: Rat

R.I.P Saphire You'll always be in my heart







Last edited by thefishboy; 12-11-2010 at 06:09 AM.
thefishboy is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 12-11-2010, 01:39 PM
Member
 
lorax84's Avatar
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by thefishboy View Post
Cichlids....
Maybe a sinlge oscar
A few Malawi Cichlids or some of Groups of cichlids..
Either this or a large multi species shellie tank.
lorax84 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
help with selection jmlampert23 Cichlids 3 12-11-2009 07:16 PM
Plant Selection Help MoneyMitch Beginner Planted Aquarium 4 09-24-2009 05:08 PM
Help with fish selection..... JohnnyD44 Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 7 06-21-2009 04:59 PM
Need help with fish selection lovethemfishies Freshwater and Tropical Fish 3 05-05-2009 01:29 PM
Help with fish selection psilo357 Freshwater and Tropical Fish 17 04-06-2009 04:26 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome