What Can I Have In My 20 Gallon Tank?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by mollybabes, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    I have nothing in my tank now and I was wondering what fish I could have in it.

    I would like platies, guppies, and other small fish that school. Any suggestions?

    I 'm open to other possible fish too
     
  2. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    Hi!

    Is it a 20 long or high?
     
  3. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    long
     




  4. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    How about this:

    8x neon tetras
    3-4x guppies
    3-4x platies
    8x panda cories

    Like this stock?
     
  5. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    I like that idea. Could I have a bristlenose and cories or is that pushing it?
    Also could I have african dwarf frogs in there?
    Is there any other tetras I could have instead of neons because I heard they get ill easily
     
  6. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    You can have a BN pleco in this tank, but I wouldn't do them with the panda cories. IMO.

    I wouldn't do african dwarf frogs.

    Not a tetra, but harlequin rasbora?
     
  7. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    Ok. I like that stock. Thanks.
     
  8. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

    How about
    12 Glowlight Tetras
    4 Platies
    1 BN Pleco
    12 Peppered Cories
    Temp.-74'F
    or
    10 Danios(5 Zebra 5 Leopard)
    2 Dwarf Gourami(Male/Female)
    6 Asian Stone Catfishes
    Temp.-74'F
     
  9. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    A few more ideas for you
    15 CPD
    2 Peacock gobies
    6 Asian stone catfish or 8 panda cories
    6 amano shrimp
    Keep around 72f

    or
    12 Ember tetras or chili rasboras
    3 male endlers
    8 Kuhli loaches
    2 nerite snails
    Keep around 77f

    or
    1 or 2 GBR
    8 Cardinal tetras or harlequin rasboras
    3 Rabbit snails
    1 clown pleco
    keep around 80f

    or
    6 Male guppies
    3-4 male platies
    1 Honey gourami
    8 panda cories
    2 nerite snails
    Keep around 73-74f

    or
    6 ADF
    2 nerite snails
    1 Mystery snail
     
  10. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    Thank you for all the ideas. I'm going to the fish store at the weekend so I'll see what they have.
     
  11. Fashooga

    FashoogaFishlore VIPMember

    I don't think a BN is appropriate for a 20g tank. Tank is too small and the BN is like a diesel truck, it's going to cause ammonia spikes in the tank.
     
  12. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    I read up on them and I wasn't liking the idea of one because it might get lonely, I wasn't going to get one anyways but thanks for the advice
     
  13. Lance0414

    Lance0414Well Known MemberMember

  14. OP
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    mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    I'm going to get some fish and some snails, but that is a nice idea you have there. I'll put it to my sister and see if she likes that idea.
     
  15. Eden5903Valued MemberMember

    Dwarf Pufferfish. They are awesome. Great personality
     




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