I am making a change from an African cichlid tank to a guppy tank. The tank is 125 gallons. 72" long blah blah. I am donating all my cichlids to a tank at my work so i can change my tank to a community tank. another reason im switching is so i can have live plants in the tank.
My vision is to breed hundreds of guppies in this new giant tank. i saw a 40 gallon that was flooded with guppies and it was awesome. I have a 30 gallon tank that currently has a good diverse group of about 50 guppies in it. I plan on putting all those guys in the big tank.
My questions to the forum are...
1) If you set this tank up, what other than guppies would YOU use in this tank. im going for busy looking.
2) The tank is built around cichlids so i have a bunch of lava rock stacked up in there. Would the guppies use the rocks or just swim around at the top? do guppies like a deep tank?
3) what as far as bottom feeders can i use? like crayfish, crabs, maybe some frogs.
Im not asking for the text book answers, i already read those. i would like personal experience. what have these fish gotten along with in YOUR tank? I need ideas....
BTW i have enough filtration to keep 100 cichlids in this tank so filtration will not be an issue...
thanks a lot guys and gals i look forward to reading your answers