Stocking A 46g Bowfront - What Do You Think Of This Mix?

Nuke

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Stocking a 46G bowfront with live plants and eco-complete substrate. What do you think of this mix?

Possible concerns I have:
Too many small fish?
Too many bottom dwellers? (Would the Kuhli Loaches get any food with the Corys around?)

Filters: Fluval 406, Aquaclear 110 = lots of water movement

5 x Kuhli Loach (Pangio kuhlii)
2 x Oto (Otocinclus vittatus)
1 x Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp.)
12 x Endler (Poecilia wingei)
4 x Peppered Cory (Corydoras paleatus)
1 x Dalmatian Molly (Poecilia latipinna hybrid)
5 x Cherry Barb (Puntius titteya)
3 x Cherry Shrimp (Neocaridina heteropoda)
12 x Cardinal Tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi)

Thanks!
 

Loachland

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I can't weigh in on all of this, but Kuhlis are pretty resourceful. If the corys end up hogging wafers and stuff like that, try dropping in big stuff like steamed zucchini that the cats can't totally block. You could also give the kuhlis a lot of hiding places that the other fish can't get into, flakes and bloodworms and the like will naturally drift in there and be protected from bigger fish.
 

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That's a lot of water movement! Just don't add fish that need gentle flow, unless you are using a spray bar.

But yes, heavily stocked for a 46g but you should be fine with that filtration, assuming a minimum of 50% wc per week.
 

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The cories and loaches will do fine together. Got 6 of both and they all coexist very well. In a 46g bowfront too lol

This photo was before they were in my larger tank. They get along super well.
 

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