What Fish For My New 2ft Aquarium!!

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Jett_Metzger, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. J

    Jett_Metzger New Member Member

    Hi all, I'm going to be setting up a new 2ft aquarium (15 gallons) in the upcoming months but I'm unsure what to put in in. Any suggestions including what fish, plants and anything else would be appreciated. I'm new to planted tanks so unsure about what plants can go with what. Thanks :)
  2. MaddieTaylah

    MaddieTaylah Well Known Member Member

    What types of fish are you interested in? Are you interested in low tech plants?
  3. OP

    Jett_Metzger New Member Member

    I'm interested any tropical fish and pretty much any plants that are easy to keep :) i do have a 75 gallon angel community tank with black widow and serpae tetras so fish similar to them i like if that helps hah.
  4. MaddieTaylah

    MaddieTaylah Well Known Member Member

    Some other beautiful schooling fish that you may like are cardinal tetras, diamond tetras, rummy nose tetras & harlequin rasboras.

    Some great low tech plants are java moss, java fern, amazon sword & anubias.

    Also, a great centerpiece fish would be a dwarf gourami or a honey gourami.
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  5. BottomDweller

    BottomDweller Fishlore VIP Member

    A couple of options for stocking

    8 harlequin rasboras or ember tetras
    6-8 kuhli loaches
    1 honey gourami or GBR

    8-10 CPD or Neon tetras
    6-8 panda cories
    1 Bolivian ram or peacock goby
  6. DCJ

    DCJ Valued Member Member

    They don't look like much online but if you see them in person Norman's Lampeyes are cool in a big group- their eyes really shine blue and their bodies have a greeny-blue sheen in some lights. I've got about 14 in a 14.5 gal with a sparkling gourami, although they are still pretty shy.

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