So my parents mentioned the possibility of getting a community tank in a year or two, and my MTS immediately kicked in and I’m already thinking about stocking. This is purely a hypothetical tank as of yet, and I’m mostly doing it for fun but I’ve got a list I’d like to narrow down in terms of compatibility. I’ve never actually done a community tank before so I’m not sure exactly who would work with whom, and I thought this would be a decent way to learn a little about stocking community tanks. Here are all the fish I’d like to have: 6-8 sterbai corydoras/kuhli loaches. I would love to have both but I’m not sure if they’d mix well, due to both being bottom feeders. 1 gourami of some sort/a pair of angels. I’m rather fond of gouramis, and my mom is fond of angels, and due to both of these being large, semi-aggressive fish I decided it’d be one or the other. A school of tightly shoaling, small fish, probably a tetra. Don’t know what these would be but a tight school of fish would be cool to have. Mostly optional. An albino bristlenose pleco. This one is a big maybe and it all depends on how much I’m stocked, and temperature compatibility. I’m also open to suggestions for good community fish, except cichlids. I’m not that interested in most cichlids except for Oscars and shelldwellers (and obviously angels) which obviously aren’t good choices for a community tank. This tank would be a 40 gallon breeder most likely, as per the title.