Stocking 55 Gallon

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Schlemmer, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. SchlemmerNew MemberMember

    Give some cool ideas for a 55 gallon tank I want some colorful fish and active. I'm going to try to stock it this weekend iv let the tank set for about 2 months now and I'm ready for the fish.

  2. shiv234Well Known MemberMember

    african cichlids
  3. grantm91Fishlore VIPMember

    Firemouths i have in my 55 9558835242fe8d7b4a3b5eb6c80eb93a.jpg
  4. Kenny777Well Known MemberMember

    Firemouths, convicts, malawi cichlids, South American cichlids, central American cichlids, or community tank.
  5. ilovefishys17Valued MemberMember

  6. shiv234Well Known MemberMember are suggesting discus for who i assume is sort of a beginner in the hobby....discus are one of the hardest fishes to care for freshwater wise
  7. ilovefishys17Valued MemberMember

    It was just a suggestion if not a beginner so please don't attack me.
  8. shiv234Well Known MemberMember

    not attacking....just pointing it out
  9. SchlemmerNew MemberMember

    Ya I'm definitely a beginner. Thanks for the help
  10. JesseMoreira06Well Known MemberMember

    2 Anglefish
    2 German Blue Rams
    10 Lemon Tetra
    10 Diamond Tetras
    12-15 Sterbai or Bronze Corys
    1 Clown Pleco

    Temp 80F


    1 Electric Blue Acara
    1 Rainbow Cichlid
    2 Bolivian Rams
    10 Bueno Aires Tetras
    10 Harlequin Rasboras
    12-15 Panda or Peperred Corys
    1 Bn Pleco

    Temp 74F


    1 Blood Parrot
    2 Three Spot Gourami (male/female)
    8 Bosemani Rainbows
    10 Sterbai or Bronze corys
    3-4 Hoplo Catfish

    Temp 80F

    you can change the Dithers (schooling fish) to whatever that's temp compatible, but they have to be wide bodied.
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2017

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