Stocking my 35 gallon

  1. Fatecallsuponus Initiate Member

    I just picked up a 35 gallon and I'm trying to plan out what i'm going to put in there. I've been using the aquarium advisor tool and everything looks alright, but I just wanted to get some human feedback. It'll be a planted tank, as much as I can get in there with some driftwood and rocks that I'm going to pick up from outside and prepare, and i'll have a fluval 206 canister filter. I've already got 6 black neon tetras I'm moving in, and I want to add 6 harlequin rasboras, a male swordtail and three females, along with a dwarf gourami
     
  2. Coradee Moderator Moderator Member

    You've got a lot going on in the middle & upper levels, you might find it looking a bit busy, also be prepared for lots of fry with 3 female swords dropping every 30 or so days.
    If it was my tank I'd leave out the swords & have a group of corys (yes I had to say it ;) ) for the bottom, bronze, albino or sterbai but there are many to choose from.
     

  3. Fatecallsuponus Initiate Member

    Hm, the Corys definitely sound good.. I think I will do that, get a group of them. 6 isn't it? And would it be okay to get one male swordfish? Along with that? I just like the look of them so much!! The 90 fry swimming around every 30 days is definitely unappealing.


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  4. Coradee Moderator Moderator Member

    Yes, corys should be kept in groups of 6+ & one male sword would be ok stocking wise but they do prefer harder water than the rest of your stock