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First Time Stocking Help

  1. EagleDrake13

    EagleDrake13 New Member Member

    This is my first aquarium and I was wondering if this list was alright. It will be a 65 gallon planted tank and I am hoping it looks nice.

    3x pearl gourami
    6x Khuli Loaches
    8x platys
    2x bn plecos
    12x Cardinal Tetras

    Are there maybe any shrimp or snails I could put in here as well?
     
  2. kettlekorn13

    kettlekorn13 Valued Member Member

    This sounds good for me except that you might get some aggression between the three pearl gourami.
     


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  3. RainBetta

    RainBetta Valued Member Member

    Yep. Good list just make sure you don't get 2 male gouramis
     
  4. OP
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    EagleDrake13

    EagleDrake13 New Member Member

    what genders should I get then?
     
  5. spike98

    spike98 Valued Member Member

    I believe the ratio is 2 females for every 1 male. It help keep the male from focusing on one female and 2 males will result in a territorial war.
     
  6. RainBetta

    RainBetta Valued Member Member

    Yep I agree
     
  7. PatientStars

    PatientStars Valued Member Member

    You could easily do mystery snails. They do produce a lot of waste, but they are constantly on the glass cleaning. Nerites are also a good option, though they wouldn't get as big.