Krib Tank Mates

knewland

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I currently have a 55 gal. tank with breeding fancy tail guppies, snails, a zebra danio, a pleco, and 3 kribs (1 male 2 female, raised together and do not breed with both females). I have ample room for a few more fish but have no idea what else to put in. The Krib keep the guppy population down to one or two fry a month, so I want to stay away from anything else that will eat them. The pleco can be very aggressive so it rules out bottom dwellers. I do have live water sprite and fake plants for ample "vegetation" in the mid and top level. There is also plenty of coves for the Krib.
 

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Danios should be in groups of 6+ - you could add some danios and make the lone guy happier.

What kind of pleco?

You could add a school of tetras? There are multiple species to choose from!
 

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Welcome to fishlore!
Agreed with the above.
What type of pleco?
Danios, in groups less than 6, will be aggressive and nippy in my experience. Get at least 5 more pronto.

Gouramis would work. How about a pair of pearl gouramis?
 
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The Danio was not a true addition. It was one my nephew had gotten at Walmart injected with the glow dye. Surprisingly after three years it's still alive. The pleco I was told is a juvenile common, but I am beginning to think that is untrue, he has not grown in three years and is maybe an inch and a half at most. I will probably go with tetras, just in case my Krib's ever decide they want to breed.
 

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If you mean it is a glofish danio, they are not injected with dye. They are genetically modified, and likely the offspring of GMO'd danios.
Can you get a pic of the pleco?
 
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