Okay, so this is the first time I've posted here.
I just purchased a 30 gallon tank, with all needed equipment (light, heater, filter, rock). I don't have any decorations or plants quite yet, as I don't really know what I want to do with it. I'm stuck on what kind of fish I should keep. I was thinking about maybe an oscar, or some african chiclids. I do know that oscars are dirty fish, and they dirty their tanks up pretty bad. And they also get big.. to big for a 30 gallon tank when full grown. I want to start setting this tank up in the next week and get the cycle going, but I don't want to buy anything else until I've decided what fish to keep and what I want my tank to look like. I want it to look natural and keep some fish that are interesting (semi-intelligent even) and have a nice rockscape, some live plants.. just something that will be entertaining and fun to look at.
Any suggestion on what I should do? This is my first tank, but I've worked in a pet shop, and know the basics of keeping fish, and I've also owned many exotic reptiles and amphibians, so animal care is nothing new to me.
Thanks for the advice!
Questions, new tank, not setup.
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