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Yet another stocking question :D
Old 01-22-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
 
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Yet another stocking question :D

Ok, hopefully this will be the last one. As some may know, I'm setting up a 29 gallon. I was thinking that my current one doesn't have enough movement, so I would switch things up a bit. Current, my 29 gallon has: 5 Zebra Danios, 3 Platies, 2 Neon Tetras, and 1 Bristlenosed Pleco. So, I was going to move the Neons to the 29 I'm setting up, and getting them 5 buddies. Also, to free up the filter, I decided to move the Pleco, too. So the new 29 gallons stocking will be: 7 Female Betta Splendens, 7 Neon Tetras, 8 Kerri Tetra/Black Neon Tetra, and 1 Bristlenosed Pleco. Not that it matters, but it will be well planted with a 280 GPH filter. So, anyway, I need to decide a new species for my current 29 gallon, the one with 5 Zebra Danios and 3 Platies. Im adding another danio, but I still need another schooling species. I like White Clouds, but it seems it would be on the edges of everyone's Params, although it could work. I like Paradise Fish, too, but are they too aggressive? Any suggestions? Thanks a bunch!

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Old 01-22-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
 
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Oh, and I nearly forgot, my pH is 7.5 and my hardness is between 4-6.5 dGH
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Old 01-23-2012, 01:33 PM   #3
 
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The Paradise Fish will likely be trouble, as noted in our profile.
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:50 PM   #4
 
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Sorry I haven't responded. Hmm, ok, so I guess that Wont work. Do you think White Clouds would work?
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:07 PM   #5
 
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Sorry I haven't responded. Hmm, ok, so I guess that Wont work. Do you think White Clouds would work?
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Yes. White Clouds need cooler temps than most "tropicals" so assuming room temp around 70F, and Zebra Danio are fine with this, and the platy too.
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:38 PM   #6
 
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Hmm.....my room temp is around 65 degrees, but the tank has a heater, so it should be fine. Thanks Byron!
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:46 PM   #7
 
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Hmm.....my room temp is around 65 degrees, but the tank has a heater, so it should be fine. Thanks Byron!
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For the sake of the platy, I would not go lower that 68F.
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:54 PM   #8
 
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Yes, I would've just let it be room temperature, if not for them. I guess they could be use to it, I accidentally raised them in cooler water :/ I though they could go lower. Eh, I'll still set it to 70 degrees. Thanks, again!
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