Good community fish wanted!

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Jamie Boshier, Jul 19, 2014.

  1. Jamie Boshier

    Jamie BoshierValued MemberMember

    Hi, I have an albino shark, a clown loach, two dwarf gourami's 1 male, 1 female, 1 snowball plec, 1 catfish.

    My tank looks very scarce and I'm looking for a fish which can be happy in a group between 8-12 in numbers.
    I absolutely love tiger barbs but a few people have said not a good idea and a few have said they would be fine in numbers. However can anyone make me fall in love with anything else?? Post pics and share your fantastic brains!


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  2. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    We need to know the tank size especially as you have clown loach which should be kept in groups of 5/6
  3. Adam55

    Adam55Well Known MemberMember

    Yeah, tank size would help. Clowns like to be in groups and they need a lot of tank. As far as barbs go, they're better in groups. I don't know if I'd say they're cured of nipping when kept in groups. But I've seen tigers and clowns shoal together back when I had my 125. Everyone was fine.
  4. OP
    Jamie Boshier

    Jamie BoshierValued MemberMember

    I only have a 180 litre tank.
    But long term plan is to get a 6ft tank and rehome the clowns when they are getting too big.

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