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bubbles1 01-13-2013 05:09 PM

20 gallon stocking help
 
So my 20 gallon high is now been stocked with the first wave
Which was:
1 GBR
6 loxozonus cories
1 SAE

I really would want a large school of smaller fish like tetras barbs danios or rasbora
I really want some thick schooling and nice colour!

Next I was wondering if it would be okay to get a electric blue and gold ram to accompany this one? Is that okay to do? Or over stocking..?

Thanks for all help!

funkman262 01-21-2013 08:08 PM

A school of cardinal tetras or microrasboras should work in there.

Byron 01-22-2013 03:01 PM

Those are good options. No mention is made of parameters, so soft and acidic presumably.

To the question of more rams, no. A 20g is too small for anything but either a single ram or a bonded pair. Bonded pair means the two fish have selected each other; not every male will accept every female and vice versa, so you need to let them be in a group and pair off, then buy one of the bonded pairs if you want more than one.

BTW, you do realize the SAE (Siamese Algae Eater I assume) will get much too large for this tank, and very soon will need to be re-homed?

Byron.


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