Silver dollars with an angel fish?

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Hi guys, I was just wondering if an angel fish (about 2" main body size or about 4-5" full body) and some silver dollars would live peacefully together in my 27 gal hexagonal tank. If not could you give me suggestions on what fish would go good with the angel, a clown loach, and Chinese algae eaters.
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Silver dollars need to be kept in schools of 5 minimum.
Your present tank is too small to allow that.
The problem of mixing fish with angels, particularly schooling fish, is that they and the angel will harrass each other.
If you are looking for more active fish, go with danios vs tetras or barbs, as they danios are less nippy than the others mentioned.

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I believe your tank is also full. That clown Loach alone is going to need more room very shortly
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I had zebra danios but they nipped the fins almost to nothing so I had to get rid of them. If I got really small barbs and got about 6 and since my angel is pretty big right now, would the barbs still go after my angel?
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And I am trying to get rid of the fry. I was wondering for after they were all gone.
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Butterfly said:
I believe your tank is also full. That clown Loach alone is going to need more room very shortly
Carol
The clown loach has actually started to shrink in length (but seems to get fatter every so often) but is showing more brilliant colors like darker oranges and darker blacks. The people at the lfs said that it would only grow another inch or more before it is done.
 

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The LFS is not telling you the truth. Sorry I have two Clown Loaches that are 6 & 7 inches long. Their pics are in my album. Also check out the link in this post.

I love my clowns and also bought them without knowing how big they would get they are in a 75 gallon tank now and will need a larger one in a couple of years
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Ya I've been to that site before. Thanks anyways.
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