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Guppyluver4ever 08-03-2009 04:27 PM

55 Gallon Stocking Question
 
In exactly 6 days i am getting a 55 GALLON TANK!!!!! Some of you may have read my other thread when i was asking people to remind me why i wanted a tank, and now im sure, there is no DOUBT in MY MIND!! Now i know it will be a while untill I actually put in any fish, but i just want to have time to make sure i can fit all the fish i have in this list..... I know its a lot of fish, and please forgive me if im being stupid ..... BUT keep in mind that the tetras have small bioloads, so...

Alright, well here's the stocking list:
4 Mollies
10 guppies
3 Platies
10 Neon Tetras
4 Bloodfin Tetras
6 Pristella Tetras
1 Plecos
2 Swordtails
3 Endler's Livebearers
2 Kribs

willow 08-03-2009 04:58 PM

hi
i'm wondering about the amount of platies,at the rate they spawn you'd be
over run i no time,unless you're going for all males ?

Guppyluver4ever 08-03-2009 10:00 PM

dont worry, their like a buffet in my tank and anyway i always try to save as many as i can and sell them to LFS, i also have a separate FRY TANK ;-)

willow 08-06-2009 07:21 AM

sorted then lol :)

JohnnyD44 08-06-2009 01:59 PM

looks good, might wanna up the bloodfins to atleast 6, like other tetras they like groups of 6 too, what kind of pleco?


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