Tell Me Your Dream Stocking For A 90 Gallon Tank ... I Need Some Inspiration!!!

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Hi Everyone!

Exciting times here, our 90 gallon tank is here!

Please tell me what your dream stocking would be for a 90 gallon tank? I’m in desperate need of inspiration. Hoping to make this a planted tank as well.

Many Thanks
 

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With a 90 gallon tank you have so many options. If you want it planted it would rule out an oscar. Lol. You could do anything from large schools of nano fish, a betta community, dwarf chichlids to larger fish.
 
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Thanks friends. I know that we can’t really have any cool water species. Our house doesn’t ever really go below 25 degrees celsius. My son really wanted hillstream loaches in this tank, but I think it would be too warm for them. We are also looking for species outside of livebearers, we have a few of those already in another tank.

We also have another tank that is 29 gallons. The plan for that tank is a pair of German Blue Rams, a school of Corydoras Sterbai, a school of Cardinal Tetras and a school of Cherry Barbs. So hoping for different species than the ones we already have or are planning to have.

Let me know your suggestions!
 

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Rams are always great and would likely carry the high potential to live a long time in such a large tank. Maybe not hillstream loaches, as cool as they look, those species of loaches require a strong water current, especially in a big tank, which if you opt to choose 'em, may require 1-2 very strong PH's and/or circulators.
 

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Hi Everyone!

Exciting times here, our 90 gallon tank is here!

Please tell me what your dream stocking would be for a 90 gallon tank? I’m in desperate need of inspiration. Hoping to make this a planted tank as well.

Many Thanks
Put like 40 pea puffers in there.
 

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Or you could do one larger puffer, I don't think its big enough for a mbu but there is probably a freshwater puffer just right. You could also try just one of a really aggressive cichlid like a flowerhorn. Maybe you could do oscars. Maybe a buttikoferi tilapia, i hear those are one of the most aggressive cichlids.
 
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I don't know too many fish and compatibility, so this is going to be a mess lol.

30x harlequin rasboras
20x congo tetras
20x sterbai corys
20x stripped kuhli loaches
Guppies, mollys, platys, swordtails that would breed
2x bolivian ram
My betta that I own (I feel like he would have enough room for a territory, ihdk tho)
Plenty of shrimp, even tho I cannot seem to keep them alive
Plenty of zebra snails
Maybe an angelfish

I wouldn't take my suggestion lol, @TexasDomer how would this work?
 

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I would like discus in a 90g tank with some sort of dither fish.

My second dream would be a tank full of shrimp. Watch them do what they do and maybe, just maybe they’ll start building like a community or a city...
 

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I don't even know what to say! There are so many options!! I like goldfish, Angels, discus, you could have LOTS of colourful guppies!! A blood parrot chiclid? I love those but I don't know if they can be in a 90, I bet they can though! Petsmart says a 29 gallon so I'm sure the minimum is around there

There is just so much to choose from!!
 
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You should take advantage of the fact that you have a 90 gallon aquarium and get fish that are big enough that you can't get them for smaller aquariums. Maybe bichirs or large cichlids.
 

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90 gals have a large volume and a nice width, but it's still only 48" long, so you still can't stock a lot of the really large fish. But I love a big tank full of small fish
 

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A heavily planted blue discus tank with golden shrimp...I think the color contrast would be pretty if you ever could find the shrimp, lol.
 
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