90 Gallon Stocking

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by MaxineB, Jul 11, 2017.

  1. MaxineB

    MaxineBValued MemberMember

    Hey guys I want to stock a 90 gallon with cichilds but am not sure of what kind i kinda want to have a few diffrent kinds in there but would also like them to have a personality in the more aggressive manner. Also please tell me how many fish i can put in because i would want to know this as well. Thanks. (also i would prefer alot of color but will look at all of the options) :)
     
  2. bkaiser3Well Known MemberMember

    What are the tank dimensions?
     
  3. Kenny777

    Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

    What cichlids do you have in mind African or South American?
     




  4. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    How about
    1 EBA(Male)
    1 Blue Acara(Female)
    2 Green Severums(1 Male 1 Female)
    5 Bolivian Rams(1 Male 4 Females)
    20 Serpae Tetras
    20 Bronze Cories
    1 BN Pleco
    Temp.-75'F
    Edit: This Stock is SA/CA
     




    Last edited: Jul 11, 2017
  5. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    Would you like Africans? DSCN4453.JPGDSCN4704.JPGDSCN4955.JPGDSCN5150.JPG
     
  6. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    Hey @fissh , could i have your tank:)?
     
  7. Kenny777

    Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

  8. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    SURE, If you can carry it from California to Tennessee on foot, on your back, by yourself, IT'S YOURS ;)
     
  9. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    Ok Deal, I think i could carry 2,880 pounds plus all the decorations and equipment over 2,000 miles by foot.
     
  10. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    Just the water weighs over 3000 pounds, and then you've got 800 pounds of rock and a 500 pound stand and ????
    MaxineB I'm sorry to side track your thred, it won't happen again :;bananawater
     
  11. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    You might as well add a boat to it from how much it weighs.
     
  12. Kenny777

    Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

    I can carry that with my pinky (if I'm dreaming):;bananacool:;bananababy
     
  13. OP
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    MaxineB

    MaxineBValued MemberMember

    lol
    I really like the africans!!!
     
  14. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    There's lots of other types of cichlids, but I love Africans :;bananawater If you decide on them or any other types of cichlids, we'll all be here to help you :)
     
  15. OP
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    MaxineB

    MaxineBValued MemberMember

    Ok great thanks!!! I think I will go with africans if any one has any ideas just let me know i am really excited!
     
  16. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    What kind of filtering does your tank have? How often are you willing to do water changes? Those are the two top questions before you start an African tank :;bananawater
     
  17. Kenny777

    Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

    What about discus or an angle tank?
     
  18. OP
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    MaxineB

    MaxineBValued MemberMember

    I have heard that these are diffucult and not as hardy to take care of, if this is true i dont think they are a great choice for me as i am quite busy.
     
  19. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    When i wanted Africans(@fissh if i am wrong correct me) i read Yellow Labs, Acei, and Peacocks are good tank mates(African Cichlid wise)
     
  20. fissh

    fisshWell Known MemberMember

    Yes they' all on the mellow side and should be ok together.

    Are you talking about discus or Africans?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 12, 2017
  21. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    I think the OP meant Discus.
     




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