Fish Stocking Idea

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Souvik Sarkar, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. S

    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    I will started tropical freshwater aquarium.My aquarium size 48in x 18in x18in.I choose some fish like molly,platy,guppy,sword tail,tetra,danios,rosbora & some catfish.
    Kindly suggest a stocking ideas about 67 gallon aquarium according to number of fish & type....
     
  2. S

    Sepehr Well Known Member Member

    Hello there!
    Are you interested in Fry?
    Because the fish you chose are livebearers which means They breed a lot
     
  3. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeper Fishlore VIP Member

    How about this:

    10x silvertip tetras
    10x zebra danios
    5x guppies
    5x platies
    1x bolivian ram
    14x panda cories

    OR

    15-20x harlequin rasboras
    3x mollies
    2-3x swordtails
    1-2x honey gouramis
    10x bronze cories
    1x BN pleco
     




  4. OP
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    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    no.

    can i use neon tretra instead of silvertrip tretra.I preffer 1st chart because of planted aquarium.can i add swordtail & molly in this chart.
    please reply & rectify this chart if possible...

    Could we keep
    10x Neon tretra
    10x Zebra Danios
    5x Guppy
    5x Platy
    3x Molly
    3x Swordtail
    10x Panda Coris
    10x Herlequin Rosbora

    please suggest...

    I have 67 gallon tank.I want to stocking idea for chiclid fish.its fresh water.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 7, 2017
  5. BottomDweller

    BottomDweller Fishlore VIP Member

    Hi, that would be a bit overstocked. I would skip the mollies and swordtails or the guppies and platies. I would also remove the harlequins and up the pandas to 15.
     
  6. Katie13

    Katie13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Did you cycle the tank? Will it be planted? Do you have an ideal temp/pre-programmed heater? Do you have any ideas as to what type of cichlids (South American, African, etc.)?
     
  7. Kenny777

    Kenny777 Well Known Member Member

    Firemouths, convicts, malawi cichlids, South American cichlids, or central American cichlids is the only thing I can think of.
     
  8. BottomDweller

    BottomDweller Fishlore VIP Member

    Do you want just a couple of cichlids in a community tank or a full on cichlid tank with mbunas or something?

    Here are a couple of ideas for a few cichlids in a community tank
    1 Angelfish
    2 german blue ram cichlids
    10-15 cherry barbs or cardinal tetras or harlequin rasboras
    15 kuhli loaches
    1 clown pleco

    or
    1 Umbrella cichlid
    2 bolivian ram cichlids
    10-15 zebra danios or neon tetras or skirt tetras
    15 panda cories
    1 bristlenose pleco
     
  9. JesseMoreira06

    JesseMoreira06 Well Known Member Member

    What are the tank dimensions ? is it 48" in lenght?
     
  10. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeper Fishlore VIP Member

    I agree that is a bit too much for the top-mid part of the tank.
     
  11. OP
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    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    yes it is.48in x 18in x18in.kindly suggest stocking idea of chiclid fish.

    yes.

    kidly suggest no & type I can use in 48in x18in x18in aquarium.
     
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  12. D

    Discusluv Well Known Member Member

    Depending on your ph/kh and willingness to do water changes:
    6 discus
    12-24 cardinals or rummy-nose tetras
     
  13. Katie13

    Katie13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Yes to what part(s)?
     
  14. Anders247

    Anders247 Fishlore Legend Member

    I agree with BD.

    I'd suggest a Victorian cichlid tank, with either Haplochromis sauvagei or Haplochromis phytophagus and some dither fish like Australian rainbows or giant danios.
     
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  15. OP
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    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    my aquarium size 4ft x1.5ft x1.5 ft.I transfer my betta to this tank.what fish & how many fish keep this aquarium? Kindly give me some stocking idea.
     
  16. Katie13

    Katie13 Fishlore VIP Member

    Did you cycle the tank? Whether or not you can even keep anything with that Betta depends on its personality.
     
  17. OP
    OP
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    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    I am just start a new aquarium.
     
  18. Protim Sarkar

    Protim Sarkar Well Known Member Member

    What kind of fish do you like ?
     
  19. OP
    OP
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    Souvik Sarkar New Member Member

    My tank size 4ft x 1.5ft x1.5ft. I want to start american chiclid aquarium.kindly give me some stoking idea.

    fresh water planted aquarium fish.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 7, 2017
  20. Katie13

    Katie13 Fishlore VIP Member

    That's pretty broad. There are a number of them. Do you like cichlids, livebearers, schooling fish, bottom dwellers, etc? Is the tank cycled or are you planning the stock in advance?
     




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