I Need Help Stocking A 60 Gallon Tank

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Edwin092, Apr 22, 2019.

  1. Edwin092New MemberMember

  2. nikm128Fishlore VIPMember

    Is there anything specific you want? First thing I'd do is up the tetra number to at least 6
     




  3. QueenLittleLizardValued MemberMember

    A bunch of schools of different tetras might look cool. Or, if they would combine, you could make a rainbow school.
     




  4. Edwin092New MemberMember

    I would really like to keep it on a budget because last time someone suggested me fishes it was 88$
     




  5. QueenLittleLizardValued MemberMember

    I've seen a lot of recommendations for small catfish. Maybe a panda corydoras catfish? Or some type of frog.

    Fish have a tendency to be very expensive. It's a problem I've run into myself a lot.
     
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  6. Edwin092New MemberMember

    Ok so I will like 3 group fish (including my columbian tetras) ,2 single fishes, and 1 aquatic animal like a frog,shrimp,snail basically something that stands out
     
  7. EpicozWell Known MemberMember

    I know this is a little pricy but what about an axolotl
     
  8. nikm128Fishlore VIPMember

  9. Edwin092New MemberMember

    Can I get anything else than 2 dwarf gourami because I have 2 dwarf gourami so is there anything else I can get

    And also how easy is to care for an Axolotl?
     
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  10. EpicozWell Known MemberMember

    Are you asking about different centerpieces?

    Sorry I dont know much about them it was a dumb idea
     
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  11. nikm128Fishlore VIPMember

    Definitely, I just assumed you were talking about them as the 2 single fish. You could do 2 angelfish.
    They're not very hard, but this tank would be way too warm for them
     
  12. Edwin092New MemberMember

    I have had encounters with angelfish they die to easily because they need live food and flake food don’t know why

    Well at least for me
     
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  13. QueenLittleLizardValued MemberMember

    Here's my recommendation.

    Group fish:
    6-8 Columbian tetras
    5-7 Swordtails
    6-10 Rummy-Nosed Tetras

    Single Fish:
    2 Dwarf Gourami
    or
    2 Bolivian Rams
    or
    1 of Each

    Aquatic Animal:
    3-5 African Dwarf Frogs
     
  14. Edwin092New MemberMember

    Ok I’ll try and decide form list to see which one I like Anyways

    Thank you for all your help
     
  15. nikm128Fishlore VIPMember

    trick is getting them at a larger size, they really shouldn't need live food after they're 0.5"

    I'd do a lot a research on the ADF if you really want some, they're quite different to take care of
     
  16. Edwin092New MemberMember

    But I could never seem to find the small ones they always sell the mature ones

    And also what medicine should I use in the API area
     
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  17. Ed1957Well Known MemberMember

  18. Edwin092New MemberMember

    Well I have 3 algae balls
     
  19. Addie42Well Known MemberMember

    what about some guppies? maybe a bristle nose pleco ??
    I would add a bunch more of the tetras rather than adding more schooling fish. I think it would be more fun to watch a large school instead of several smaller schools
     
  20. Edwin092New MemberMember

    Ok but finding columbian tetras in my area is hard and I found that out after I bought them
     
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