Too Small Stocking?

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Epicoz said:
Do I have to small of a stocking I have 1 bristlnenose pleco, 2 zebra danios, 2 black neon tetras, and 2 nerite snails
First off, (Not being rude )

- Get 4 - 6 More Tetras they are schooling fish.

- Centerpiece could be 1 Dwarf GouramI (If that’s what you like.)

- Also, you can never have a “Too small stocking”

Hope that helped and hope it didn’t come off rude

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What size tank?
They have a 20 Gal.
 
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Thanks

What should I do if I don’t want my tetras to beed

*breed

Also do I not need more danios
 

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Epicoz said:
What should I do if I don’t want my tetras to beed
I think you should be fine. The other tetras that are not breeding may eat the eggs.
 
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Ok thanks for replying so fast

Would 8 tetras, 2 danios, 1 dwarf gourami, a bristlenose pleco, and 2 snails be two snails be two much

What increments should I get them in I should only get three at a time right
 

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Epicoz said:
Would 8 tetras, 2 danios, 1 dwarf gourami, a bristlenose pleco, and 2 snails be two snails be two much
You should be good to go!
Also make sure you have Driftwood for your Pleco, it’s good for the digestive system.
I’d say

1 Dwarf GouramI ( Centerpiece )
6 Neon Tetras
5 Zebra Danios
BN Pleco
2 Snails

There you go that should get you an idea!

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What increments should I get them in I should only get three at a time right
Yup! 3 at a time is good!
 
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Any other ideas for centerpiece fish my local stores don’t have dwarf Gouramis
 

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Epicoz said:
Any other ideas for centerpiece fish my local stores don’t have dwarf Gouramis
Sure, just give me some time to look at them.
 
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Ok thanks I have a Petsmart and a Petco for reference they don’t carry everything though
 

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Epicoz said:
Ok thanks I have a Petsmart and a Petco for reference they don’t carry everything though
Ok How about

1 Bolivian Ram ( Centerpiece )
6 Neon Tetras
5 Zebra Danios
1 Bristlenose Pleco
2 Snails

Hopefully they carry them! Tell me if they don’t and I can find another for your Centerpiece!
 
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Sorry somehow they just got some in stock or I misread they do have a dwarf gouramI thank you!

Is it ok to have only one dwarf gourami
 

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Epicoz said:
Sorry somehow they just got some in stock or I misread they do have a dwarf gouramI thank you!

Is it ok to have only one dwarf gourami
It’s all good, yeah I would have 1 Dwarf GoruamI is fine. They often beat up on each other since they don’t like their own kind.
 
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This is kind of unrealated to the thread but my filter current is overpowering my fish since I took out a tall decoration. Will a live plants slow it or do I need another decoration and if a live plant would stop it would Moss work. Sorry this is a lot I was just wondering.
 

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I personally wouldn't put two schooling fish in a tank this size, instead try to stick to one large school of fish along with any bottom dwellers or centerpiece fish that you are wanting.
 
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So I can’t have
3 tetras
3 danios
1 dwarf gourami
1 BN pleco
2 snails
 

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Epicoz said:
So I can’t have
3 tetras
3 danios
1 dwarf gourami
1 BN pleco
2 snails
You should keep the schooling fish at a minimum of six, and I personally wouldn't do two schoolers if you are going with danios, those fish are extremely active and need room to swim horizontally.
 
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They seemed fine before when I had
3 guppies
3 zebra danios
2 neon tetras
1 otocinculus
1 BN pleco
2 snails

Would my fish right now be ok if I had 6 of the other and two of them
 

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