New 160 gallon

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by luke355027355027, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. luke355027355027Well Known MemberMember

    Hey guys i recently picked up my new 160 gallon. Right now im going to move an oscar and a clownknife into it. SO what else would be some good ideas for it I was going to plan on adding a large pleco so One large Pleco And Oscar and a Clownknife and what else

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  2. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    Nice tank! I'd get a couple more Oscars personally and no pleco. Plecos make a lot of waste and the large ones don't do much cleaning up.

    Why do you have an African Cichlid in there?
  3. ryanrModeratorModerator Member

    Hi Luke, great looking tank.

    :animal0068: I have moved your question to the Aquarium Stocking Forum. Cheers, Ryan
  4. BrainladyWell Known MemberMember

    I would put a hollowed out piece of driftwood in there and add a Ghost-Knife fish. They are soooo cool the way they swim side-ways and they grow to around 12 inches long. Really fascinating fish the way it sort of undulates with its fins. I had one in my 120 gallon.... it was a rescue and didn't survive. In a large tank these fish would look just spectacular.
  5. RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    I BGK wouldn't go well with Oscars or a Clown Knife IMO. They are pretty docile fish.
  6. AmazonPassionModeratorModerator Member

    I would so love to have your tank..... i don't even know where to begin to suggest what to put in there.
  7. luke355027355027Well Known MemberMember

    hes been getting moved around a lot he was in a 29 gallon that got sold with some cichlids but the guy didnt want him for some reason so i am going to take him up to my LFS and get some "store credit" for some other fish

    Good point on the Pleco i think they look nice but my 5 inch in the community tank probally makes 50 percent of the waste so i cant imagine what a large one would do. Hmm i dont know maybe some larger catfish. I know arownas get to big but my LFS loves when people bring in overgrown fish. I have a lot of research to do
  8. convict15Valued MemberMember

    more oscars, convicts, jack dempseys, green terrors, firemouths, the options are endless

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