Overstocked 30 gal?
I have had only six black skirt tetras and a BN pleco in my 30 gallon for the last couple of months. I finally fully stocked the aquarium and feel complete. However after only having seven fish in there, now it feels crowded...what do you think about this stocking level:
6 black skirt tetras
1 BN pleco
5 leopard danios
3 yo-yo loaches
couple nerite snails
It feels crowded but manageable now but I'm worried about when everything grows to full size.
Here are a couple of pics, if I can figure out how to attach them on here:
as long as your filtration is adequate, your tank is fine.....Not overstocked IMO.....Very nice looking setup!..........
I don't think its overstocked neither. But I can see how you feel its crowed after only having had a few fish, just enjoy them :-)
My only concern LATER down the Rd would be the Yo-Yo's, I understand they grow to about 5-6" as adults, so I donno if they'll become territorial on your battling your grounds or not, but time will simply tell that. Just don't add any more "ground" fish.
I don't think your tank is overstocked at all. I've had my yo-yos for nearly two years. I purchased mine as two inch individuals and the biggest of the group is just under five inches at present. Not sure what size your yo-yos are but I don't consider their growth rate to be rapid.
Yo-yos, in my experience, are not territorial at all, but they do enjoy being incredibly rambunctious amongst themselves.
I think your tank looks great!!
nope i think your fine!!! :) love the tank nice pix !!
stephanieleah just listen to her, she knows them guys too well!!! ;-)
My yo-yos were the very first inhabitants of my display tank so I have a real fondness for them!
I agree all round...tank is not overstocked, and is very lovely. Nice job.:-)
aw [blush] thanks everyone. i was so embarrassed after i posted the pix because the tank is so dirty, that i gave the glass a thorough cleaning today. even my husband said "wow, those fish look happy today".
yes, the yo-yo's are rambunctious to say the least. one hides a lot and the other two chase their reflection in the glass (i think that's what those crazy guys are doing)
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