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post #1 of 5 Old 04-30-2007, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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Suggestions for new fish needed.

Tomorrow night I'll be making a rare trip to my LFS and I need to make this one count. I have a 20 gallon (see contents below), and I need to add some new fish to it. I need your help, since I have experience with only some species.

Please help me select fish(es) that:

Are suitable for 20 gallon tanks
Aren't too fragile/sensitive
Aren't too aggressive
Aren't bottom dwellers (all my current fish are, so space is limited)

They can be big or small, so long as they will be happy in a 20G. Schools are allowed (of small fish obviously).

Water Parameters:

Ammonia: 0
Nitrite: <0.3mg/L (will perform water change tomorrow before trip)
pH: 7.5
KH: 8
GH: 13

I understand this is a decision usually I should make but I need people with more experience with more fish since I'm still fairly new to the hobby.

Thanks!

Tanks: 40 gal FW setup, 10 gal Reef tank.

Old BC8 setup: http://www.fishforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=10744
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post #2 of 5 Old 04-30-2007, 11:14 PM
Basically all Tetras
Zebra Danios
Mollies
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-01-2007, 11:29 AM
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For smaller fish, I like cherry barbs. They are pretty active. Also, I got some Blue Mirror Tetras (Boehlkea Fredcochui) recently and they are pretty as well as active.

Also, I would recommend holding off until your nititrites come down and you finish cycling.
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post #4 of 5 Old 05-01-2007, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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Yes I was also thinking the same thing last night.

I suppose I could hold off another several weeks. Gives me more time to decide! :D

Tanks: 40 gal FW setup, 10 gal Reef tank.

Old BC8 setup: http://www.fishforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=10744
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post #5 of 5 Old 05-01-2007, 11:40 AM
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I suppose I could hold off another several weeks. Gives me more time to decide! :D
And order if your LFS doesn't have what you're looking for. ;)
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