Will it work

  1. soccermatt

    soccermatt Member Member

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    Hi,
    I am hoping to set my 24 by 12 by 10 inches, 12.5 gallon tank up with 5-6 cherry barbs, then 3 platies, then a fancy guppy. I am hoping to keep the water temp around 25 and ph at 7. Will this set up work?
    Thanks
     


  2. Jaysee

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    Looks good to me, with good filtration.

    AC20 is great. You'll be fine.
     


  3. iloveengl

    iloveengl Well Known Member Member

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    Sounds like a pretty tank. :;cr

    Keep an eye on params once everyone's in there. It'll be thoroughly stocked with those fishies, so weekly partial water changes are a must. (But I do all my tanks once per week and I find it easy enough. :))

    Don't worry much about the pH - most fish adjust easily to whatever water they're in. Definitely don't chemically change your pH because it's too unstable that way. :;th
     
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    soccermatt

    soccermatt Member Member

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    what to stock

    Hi,

    I have a 12.5 gallon aquarium (24x12x10) with an AquaClear 20 filter, water temp around 25 (150 watt heater), and ph around 7. I am still cycling my tank but once it is finished i am wondering what a good beginner fish setup would be. To start i would like to add about 6 schooling fish, then later 3 slightly larger fish, then maybe eventually a centerpiece fish.

    I am open and exited to hear to any suggestions.

    Thanks
     
  5. Shawnie

    Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

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    Hi matt..ive merged your posts as that question has already been asked with some great responses ;)