Future stocking for 37gal - FishForums.com
Logo


members chatting


Welcome to the FishForums.com.

Find the answers to your fish problems or questions here on FishForums.com by using the search box below:



Go Back   FishForums.com > Freshwater > Beginner Freshwater

Beginner Freshwater You got questions? This is where to post them.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-14-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
fish-fanatic
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Age: 24
Posts: 11
Default Future stocking for 37gal

I'm getting a 37gal for Christmas this year... Upgrade from 20gal yay! Anyway, I need help with a stocking list for my future tank.

Fish I already have...

1 blood parrot
1 opaline gourami
5 black skirt tetras
1 betta
4 mollies (1 male, 3 females)
3 zebra danios
1 albino bristlenose pleco
2 apple snails

What I plan to add...

2 german blue rams
6 corydoras

Is this stocking list ok?
fish-fanatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-14-2012, 04:38 PM   #2
bullseyejoey
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Age: 14
Posts: 410
Default

I'm not sure about adding too much more, for a 20 gal the fish you have is a lot. Maybe when you get the 37 you can trade some of your old fish like the blood parrot and something else so then you can get the rams an Cory's


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
__________________
46 Gallon Tank

Coming soon!
bullseyejoey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2012, 06:02 PM   #3
Maine_Fish
Senior Member
 
Maine_Fish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Maine
Age: 43
Posts: 125
Default

In my opinion, your 20 gallon is way overstocked...and your current stocking would even be pushing the limits of a 37 gallon. Just my 2 cents.
Maine_Fish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2012, 09:41 PM   #4
Vayurules
Always Learning
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Louisville, KY
Age: 15
Posts: 188
Default

The Red-Tail shark shouldn't be kept with some of those fish, or in a 20 gal, because he'll eventually out grow it. Maine is right on the overstocking, good call.
__________________
20 Gallon Rio Orinoco Biotope (High):
  • 1 Clown Pleco
Vayurules is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2012, 10:06 PM   #5
emc7
Moderator

 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Johns Creek, GA
Posts: 12,151
Default

Don't add, just move all the fish into the bigger tank and use the small one for QT/hosp/molly fry
emc7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2012, 06:31 PM   #6
graceful.04
Aquatic Addict
 
graceful.04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 229
Blog Entries: 8
Default

If you are absolutely desperate to add fish, go with two corys. Despite what people say, they actually are happy as long as they have a buddy. But everyone is right; your tank is way overstocked.
__________________
Fish seller and breeder
Hit me up at my online aquarium store!

http://indeepwateronline.com/
graceful.04 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Future Plans Cam Want To Buy 0 02-03-2010 09:12 PM
Future of Filters is here Osiris The Water Hole 5 10-12-2009 10:09 AM
Future Decisions. mcdanielnc89 The Water Hole 2 10-16-2008 12:03 PM
Future 55g Setup Cefari General Freshwater 7 07-25-2007 07:30 PM
Thinking of the future jaw General Freshwater 1 12-31-2006 10:18 AM