Looking for opinions on stocking 30 Gallon Tank

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by LyndaB, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    I am about to restock my 30 gallon. I have been gathering information from cichlid folks, who have been super helpful, and would now like to gather opinions from all fishkeepers, in case there's some fabulous fish that I should consider. :cool:

    So far, my stocking will include:

    I adore loaches and think I'm going to go with kuhlis (3 or 5). I have referred to kuhlis before as "too wormy" for me, but what can I say? They're growing on me. :-*

    For my "centerpiece" fish, I will go with a pair of GBRs or Apistogramma Agassizi (that's very much up in the air).

    What other fish can I have in there to round out the tank?

    :;thx for your opinion!
     
  2. peacemaker92Well Known MemberMember

    Just my opinion, you could add some more Kuhlis :) You tank will be a very active tank!

    Best of luck! :;hf
     
  3. bolivianbabyFishlore LegendMember

    Some colorful tetras or rainbowfish would be great for the mid-area of the tank. There are so many choices.
     
  4. LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    I can't wait to put this tank together. Although, I have to admit, choosing the fish for this tank is taking much longer than ever before. Hopefully, that will mean a really special tank in the long run. :happy0064:
     
  5. LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    shameless bump...... looking for all of your ideas...... thanks, guys! :party0049:
     
  6. midthoughtWell Known MemberMember

    I love my blue ram, but I think my second choice of cichlid might be the keyhole cichlid. I think they're really cute. :p Also very peaceful fish.
     
  7. LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    I think the keyholes are cute, but they lack the color I would hope to have for a pair of fish. If you could have them in a school, they might be more interesting to me. Thanks for your opinion. :)
     
  8. LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    Okay, so I might have changed my mind about the rummies I've been leaning towards. Not enough color.

    I've got my 5 kuhli loaches (cute little buggers..... and fast!). I used to have serpae tetras (my first tank) and was wondering if they would be compatible with the kuhlis. I was surprised to see them listed as semi-aggressive because mine were always super peaceful.

    Thoughts?
     
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