Advice:Always make sure you find out the fish you want before the tank, work out what kind of habitat they require to be healthy. and then think about what you should start to buy to acclimatise your fish.
Rated #94: Freshwater Fish - Petenia Splendida - Red Bay Snook Stocking In 135 Gallons Tank
Quote:I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace. Of course, don't ever tell anybody that they're not free, 'cause then they're gonna get real busy killin' and maimin' to prove to you that they are.
Fish Kept:2 albino tiger oscars (11"), 1 red bay snook (7"), 1 jack dempsey (5"), 1 pleco (13")
About Yourself:I used to have a 55-gallon planted tank, but now I am in a smaller apt. so I am trying out the nano tank. So far, I think it is quite elegant, but we'll see how everything fares in the long run! I welcome all (constructive) feedback, so please let me know what you think!
Fish Kept:3 Otocinclus affinis (a.k.a. Oto Cat)
1 Corydoras julii (a.k.a. Leopard Cory)
1 Corydoras splendens (a.k.a. Elegant or Emerald Cory)
1 Caridina japonica (a.k.a. Amano shrimp)
In the future I would like to add:
10 Neocardinia heteropoda (a.k.a. Red Cherry Shrimp)
Corals/Plants:Eleocharis parvula (a.k.a. Dwarf Hairgrass)
Hemianthus callitrichoides (a.k.a. Dwarf Baby Tears)
In the future I would like to add:
Vesicularia dubyana (Java moss) affixed to wood in the shape of a dwarf pine tree
Advice:Less is more, unless you are talking about plants, in which case more is more! Understock, and in your first month, you are better off not stocking anything at all and letting the plants and bacteria work their magic.
Description:Just a profile pic from Google images - my Cory is too fast to capture with my Blackberry camera!
Rated #96: Freshwater Fish Stocking In 75 Gallons Tank
Fish Kept:X1 cobalt blue lobster, X1 prehistoric dragon goby, X1 demasoni, x2 cobalt blue, X1 red zebra, X4 electric yellow, X1 orange blossom peacock, X1 orange blotched zebra(this was the name given to me at LFS), X3 johanni
Advice:If you don't try how would u no the out come
Description:My 11 1/2 inches rope fish
he and his companion snakey Jr. currently he / she is 10 3/4inches, in there cave.
they are in a 60 gal mbuna tank.
yes mbuna. i no what u may be thinking but, they have bin in that tank for 2 months and the cichlids don't even notice them.
Rated #98: Freshwater Fish - Melanochromis Auratus - Auratus Cichlid Stocking In 55 Gallons Tank
About Yourself: When my girlfriend moved in, she brought along a 10 gallon with a crawdad...when it died, I decided to put some goldfish in the tank. We then we got a 20 gallon, and then the 55 I have now. We also have a 30 gallon with a few Oscars in it, and a 10 gallon 'nursery' tank with 40+ Cichlid fry.
Fish Kept:2 Electric Blue Johannii Cichlids
1 Electric Yellow Cichlid
3 Jewel Cichlids
3 Red Zebra
25 Blue Kenyi Cichlids (mom and fry)
3 Golden Julie Cichlids
1 Bumblebee Cichlid
1 Powder Blue Socolofi Cichlid
1 Albino Cichlid
2 Small Convicts
>>We also have a 10 gallon with 20 newborn Electric Yellow and 22 newborn Golden Julies.
Corals/Plants:Black Gravel, 3 artificial plants, and a bunch of large rocks collected from a local riverbank,
Quote:even ordinary things in your backyard can look good inside the tank.....
About Yourself:been in the hobby since high school,got interested in plants when i saw an awesome aquasape at the shop...
Fish Kept:tangerine zebra,crydoras,serpae,ramerezi,oto,guppies,swordtail,platys,kribs, of course they are in separate tanks,monster fish (clown knife,spotted gar,red tail catfish) kept in a rubbermaid tank 300 gallons (63.3 x 69 x 25)