Important Stocking ideas for a 90 gallon!!!

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hi!!
have set up my new 90 gallon tank and is now ready for fish!! (my tank size is (121 x 51 x 66cm))
at the moment I have
so it's looking pretty bare...
and hoping in putting in maybe some pearl gouramis, boesemans rainbow or some Dalmatian mollies but would love to hear what you think and suggest!!
I have Ph 7.1 temperature 25.3 and my tank is planted
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You could do the group of pearls, but the rainbows like water warmer than the other fish will be able to survive in. You could do the mollies too.
 
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would love some fish that swim at the top level of my tank because my angelfish like to hang around at the bottom a lot...
also am hoping for some colour boosts in my tank maybe a nice red or something.
anyone got any ideas of fish to add??
 

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blennylover2323 said:
would love some fish that swim at the top level of my tank because my angelfish like to hang around at the bottom a lot...
also am hoping for some colour boosts in my tank maybe a nice red or something.
anyone got any ideas of fish to add??
Guppies like to stay at the top of the tank and they are super colorful even though they are small. You could do up to 20. I would start with 7 males (unless you want to breed them, then 1 male to every 3 females) and gradually build my way up.
The angels may eat the guppies, but if you feed them regularly, and since yours stay near the bottom whilst guppies stay near the top, they may not.
 
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AquaticQueen said:
Guppies like to stay at the top of the tank and they are super colorful even though they are small. You could do up to 20. I would start with 7 males (unless you want to breed them, then 1 male to every 3 females) and gradually build my way up.
The angels may eat the guppies, but if you feed them regularly, and since yours stay near the bottom whilst guppies stay near the top, they may not.
guppies sounds amazing, have had them before in my 40 gallon which was great.
not to sure about breeding as I don't know exactly what to do...
thanks for the suggestion will definitely look into some guppies!!
 

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blennylover2323 said:
would love some fish that swim at the top level of my tank because my angelfish like to hang around at the bottom a lot...
also am hoping for some colour boosts in my tank maybe a nice red or something.
anyone got any ideas of fish to add??
A big school (20 or so) of serpae tetras would look good.
 

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I would do a school of some sort of rainbows. They're so nice in a big tank like that! I would also up your clown loach school. They are really social and prefer larger numbers :)
 
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okay so have now started 3 stocks that I could go for tell me what you think!!

stock #1
1x Bristlenose pleco
2x clown loaches
2x Angelfish
4x pearl gourami
3x boesemans rainbow fish
5x Dalmatian mollys

stock 2#
2x Bristlenose pleco
2x clown loaches
2x angelfish
10 x Blue Lacustris Rainbow or pearl gourami- not sure!!

stock 3#
2x Bristlenose pleco
2x clown loaches
4x angelfish
15 x black phantom tetra

what do you guys suggest?
anyone of these too overstocked?...
 

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None of them look over stocked to me.
I vote stock #1.
The danios in stock #3 are not temp compatible with the other fish (65-75 F/18-24C for ZDs) so if you go with that one, you might want to change them out for some other warmer water schooling fish.
 
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AquaticQueen said:
None of them look over stocked to me.
I vote stock #1.
The danios in stock #3 are not temp compatible with the other fish (65-75 F/18-24C for ZDs) so if you go with that one, you might want to change them out for some other warmer water schooling fish.
thanks for the reply!!
interesting about zebra danios temperature, I didn't know that before!
is there any small active fish that does go with angelfish??
i'm not very that educated when it comes to these sorts of things, lol
 

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blennylover2323 said:
thanks for the reply!!
interesting about zebra danios temperature, I didn't know that before!
is there any small active fish that does go with angelfish??
i'm not very that educated when it comes to these sorts of things, lol
Black phantom, black neon (they are small length wise, but are high bodied fish so angels can't fit them in their mouths) silver tip, bleeding heart, Lemon, and x-ray tetras are all generally non nippy schooling fish that angels can't eat.
 
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Koenig44 said:
Have you ever thought about Discus? They go perfectly with Angels, IMO.
yes did definitely think about Discus (even have a forum about them and angels!)
just worried about how they live in a higher temperature than what angels are at...
although they are beautiful!!
 
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Okay guys I’ve made my decision and am going for stock #1
Thanks for all the help and support!!:):D
 

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