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how to stock my 55
« on: May 18, 2011, 06:24:42 pm »

how to stock my 55 gallon tank i my plans are for 7-8 fish these are the ones i have picked out rotkiel severum sydontis catfish a pleco pictus catfish and a silver dollar any ideas for the other 1-3

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2011, 07:06:31 pm »
get a raf cat and a different type of pleco.  Im assuming your not doing any expensive fish?
My wife says I have "OFD" - Obsessive Fishkeeping Disorder

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2011, 07:09:42 pm »
Steve,  get a rapheal cat or some corys and a few redhooks!

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2011, 07:14:10 pm »
i dont want any more bottom dwellers and i am getting a common pleco i will have 20-30 bucks to spend i want 1-3 fish im going to feed them small guppys aswell so now any ideas

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2011, 07:26:40 pm »
i dont want any more bottom dwellers and i am getting a common pleco i will have 20-30 bucks to spend i want 1-3 fish im going to feed them small guppys aswell so now any ideas
Redhooks, uaru, oscar, widebar silverdollar, jade goby, are some cool suggestions

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2011, 05:08:57 am »
A Pleco will outgrow a 55 gal tank.

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2011, 11:10:47 am »
i know so thats y im thinking about other sub species of pleco's

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2011, 01:56:14 pm »
Royal plecos are cool.

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2011, 02:20:47 pm »
ok i want fish that max out at 6-8 inches not the 12 in uaru alex so is there any you can think of that are predatorial

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Re: how to stock my 55
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2011, 03:18:29 pm »
ok i want fish that max out at 6-8 inches not the 12 in uaru alex so is there any you can think of that are predatorial
Hmm...... theirs some cool fish out there. Dwarf pikes, belly crawlers, spiny eels, etc that are pretty cool.

 

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