New Tank! 55 Gallon Tank

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by pinksprklmonkey, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. p

    pinksprklmonkey Valued Member Member

    Hi all!

    Because of reading all your great advise on the board I have FINALLY decided on what I am stocking my 30 Gallon tank. :;hf I now have to decide exactly what I want in my new 55 Gallon tank which will begin the fishless cycle along with my 30 Gallon on Monday!! ;D

    Since I am going to have mostly small fish in my 30, I would like to go with larger fish in the 55, specifically Cichlids. I would love a really colorful tank. I have been reading about so many different kinds of cichlids and their different habitat/aggression requirements that I am a bit confused. I really like the look of the yellow labs, demasonis, aceis (I'm not sure that's spelled correctly), and turquoise haps.

    One of the moderators was awesome and sent me a link to "cookie cutter" set ups for cichlids but i didn't see a combo on there that was exactly what I was looking for. Does anyone have any suggestions for a colorful cichlid tank?
    :;thx
     
  2. Shawnie

    Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

    on that link I shared with you, you need to scroll down and it has a ton of different species that can be mixed and how many of each is recommended :) if you dont see them combined, its not recommended :)
     
  3. peacemaker92

    peacemaker92 Well Known Member Member

    A tank full of Cichlids sounds nice! Do keep us updated with photos :D

    Best of luck! :;hf
     
  4. navyscuba

    navyscuba Well Known Member Member

    That's my partner in crime Shawnie promoting Cichlids. :;laughing She was a little scared about them first until She got Hooked. hahahahaha :giggle:
     
  5. LyndaB

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

    Cichlids are an awesome choice! They are indeed beautiful and sometimes have interesting shapes, too. :clapping:
     
  6. OP
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    pinksprklmonkey Valued Member Member

    :;thx
     
  7. p

    philipbouchard-davies Valued Member Member

    What was this link?

    Phil :)
     
  8. OP
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    pinksprklmonkey Valued Member Member

    This is what Shawnie sent me.

     
     




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