Stocking a 75 gallon planted aquarium

  1. j

    jpw New Member Member

    I am setting up a 75 gallon planted aquarium I have a list of fish that I am considering just wondering if they are all compatible with each other and if it will be overstocked, any suggestion for other fish that would go well or be a better option. Also is there a particular order for stocking that would work best.

    This is my list so far:

    9 Panda Cory Cats
    9 Amano shrimp
    6 Guppies (possibly fancy)
    6 Glass (ghost) catfish
    6 Von Rio Flame Tetras
     
  2. A

    Alphonsus Well Known Member Member

    I'd up the catfish and tetras to 8
     
  3. FallenOwl

    FallenOwl Well Known Member Member

    IMO you could stock your tank more like this:
    9x Panda cories
    9x Amano shrimp
    6x Male Guppies
    10x Ghost catfish
    15-20x Flame tetras

    Considering these are all peaceful fish, you don't have to add them in any particular order
     
  4. A

    Alphonsus Well Known Member Member

    How about:
    8x Panda Cories
    10x amano shrimp
    5x guppies
    8x ghost catfish
    15x flame tetra
    - the problem with the list of above is that you over stocking, for an aquarium you don't want to reach the peak or go over the amount of fish the aquarium can hold, another tip is to not get all these fish at once you should at least introduce each fish each week. If you get a whole bunch of fish at once and add them to your aquarium the aquarium will crash and fish will start dying. You also want to have a more natural look which is fish actually having room to swim thus you want to have parts of your aquarium empty