125 Litre Beginner Stocking

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Hayley Chappell, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. Hayley ChappellNew MemberMember

    Would this be acceptable for a 125L jewel rio please...

    3 molly
    3 platy
    3 swordtail
    1 snow ball plec
    6 neon tetra
    5 guppies (fancy)
    2 dwarf gourami

    Various plants, bog wood and glimmering wood rock

    Thanks in advance for any advice given
     




  2. manzeezValued MemberMember

    I think it would be a bit much
     




  3. Hayley ChappellNew MemberMember

    Any suggestions?
     
  4. manzeezValued MemberMember

  5. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Welcome to fishlore!
    What are the dimensions of the tank?
     
  6. fishandleValued MemberMember

    If it were me, I would do only 1 dwarf gourami, get a clown pleco instead of a snowball, and forget the swordtails altogether. I would also add 3 or 4 more neons.
     
  7. ashenweltWell Known MemberMember

    So the tank that I see online is 81.0 cm / 31.9 in x 36.0 cm /14.2 in x 50.0 cm/ 19.7 in. 125L is about 32 gallons.

    So... if you do Mollies they need to be the short fin version. Do not get sail or lyrtail.

    So are we talking all male live bearers or do you have an outlet for fry?
     
  8. Hayley ChappellNew MemberMember

    Thank you all for your ideas. If I get any fry I will remove them and take them to my local fish place. Hopefully though I will get same sex fish to prevent any offspring. The molly I already have 2 of and was advised not to get the sail fin at the shop as well. :)
     
  9. BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

  10. Hayley ChappellNew MemberMember

    Aw the panda Cory look adorable swimming together I will look into those thankyou
     
  11. aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    You'll definitely enjoy the panda cories. I have them and they are very cute!
     
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