29 Gallon Tank Aquarium almost cycled wait till nitrite and ammonia read zero before adding more fish

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Doing a water change tonight. Hoping my tank will be done with the cycle soon. Did a fish in cycle with 3 mollys before i knew it wasnt the best thing to do. But i used prime and stability fish seem to be in good health. Thinking about what fish to add when its ready. Any recommendations would be cool!
 

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25 gallon bowfront. Kinda cuts choices down a bit gonna be stocked fast. Was thinking swordtails, or some small schooling fish thay good in hard water
 

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You could do some Endler's livebearers or guppies, just make sure you get all males of your tank will be overpopulated in no time, and one more tip, if you do all males get at least 6-7 or else they will fight as opposed to having 2 or 3. If you want to do a couple swordtails, that is also fine.

How hard is your water? Most fish can adapt to any pH.
So you could a school of one of these instead if you want.
Neon tetras
Ember tetras
Chili rasboras
Pygmy corys
Cardinal tetras
Black neon tetras
 
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likes to stay at about an 8 ph
AquaticQueen said:
You could do some Endler's livebearers or guppies, just make sure you get all males of your tank will be overpopulated in no time, and one more tip, if you do all males get at least 6-7 or else they will fight as opposed to having 2 or 3. If you want to do a couple swordtails, that is also fine.

How hard is your water? Most fish can adapt to any pH.
So you could a school of one of these instead if you want.
Neon tetras
Ember tetras
Chili rasboras
Pygmy corys
Cardinal tetras
Black neon tetras
 

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Welcome to Fishlore! :)

It may still take a few days (or weeks) for your tank to cycle, as you are still getting readings of ammonia and nitrite. But at least you have nitrates! As AquaticQueen said, you have a wide variety of choices. Basically any tetra, any livebearer, or any cory cat would work! Other random fish such as celestial pearl danios, gouramis, bettas, tiger barbs, etc. would work. Good luck! And don't be hesitant to ask any questions - we Fishlorians are more than happy to help!
 

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