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Old 11-21-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
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Default new 55 gal - what to stock, opinions needed!!

Hi everyone, im new to this site and i have just bought a fluval roma 240 55gal. Im stuck on what to stock it with...which choice out of these lists would you go for>

1) 30 columbian tetra, 3 clown loach, 6 corydoras melini, 2 german blue ram
2) 15 neon tetra, 15 columbian tetra, 6 corydoras melini, 2 german blue ram
3) 2 angel fish, 20 columbian tetra, 6 corydoras melini,
4) 1 severum, 3 clown loach, 30 columbian tetra

any ideas or suggestions, I would ideally like 1 centrepiece fish (green severum if poss) a shoaling species such as the columbian tetra and then a few others including bottom dwellers such as the corydoras

thanks ben

p.s I have an APS 2000LPH external, 1 seio 3200lph powerhead & 1 300lph powerhead, 1 300w heater
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
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I love Angelfish so I'd go with option 3. I believe clown loaches would eventually outgrow a 55g.


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thanks for the reply, i think ive decided on 20 columbian tetra, 6 melini corydoras, 3 clown loach and 1 severum
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granted the clowns wil outgrow my tank but it would take years
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:00 PM   #5
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Option 2. I have a pair of rams and 4 young angels in a 55 and the rams are lovely and chasing the angels all over to protect their eggs. Though, I might go to 20 of the same tetra instead of 2 kinds.
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