Is this a usable tank?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by crazycatlady, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. crazycatladyWell Known MemberMember

    I saw a 56g column tank in the store today, and was wondering if it's practical to keep fish in. I had originally intended to get a 40g tank.

    I am interested in keeping:
    Cory Cats
    Smaller Pleco
    Ghost Shrimp
    Platies or Mollies
  2. ZeeZWell Known MemberMember

    Column tank? As in a tall tank? Pictures?

    With taller tanks, it would be better to keep fish that like height such as Angelfish. Cories need a long tank since they're bottom dwellers.
  3. crazycatladyWell Known MemberMember

    Yes it is a tall tank. I wasn't aware that some fish preferred height. I wish I could get a regular 55 gallon but I just don't have the space.
  4. fishaddictionValued MemberMember

    Then I would go with the 40 long if that's the fish you want also get a decent sized pleco around 6 in. so algae will be in check.

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