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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-02-2011, 12:31 AM Thread Starter
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Question 14 gallon stocking questions.

I have a 14 gallon that I would like to put fish in.
I would like a mix of different types of fish. But I do not know how many can comfortably fit in there.
Here is some fish types I would like to have. (These are fish I would like to have, I know some may not be suitable)
Platys
Guppies
Mollies
Neon Tetras
White Cloud Mountain Minnows
Harlequin Rasboras

Any suggestions?


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A 14-gallon is a little small for a community set-up with a bunch of different fish but you could probably pick 2 of those species .

I would avoid mollies, they need more room and are picky about water parameters. Neon tetras would be OK size-wise but can be rather sensitive to water quality, especially if you have hard tap water.

If it was me, I'd go for a small group of platies plus a school of white cloud minnows or harlequin rasboras. All are adaptable fish doing well in a variety of conditions. They would also all do fine in cooler tropical temperatures (low to mid 70's), will eat commercial foods without fuss, and are peaceful.

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I'm not so familiar with other fishes you got there but, as newbie, ask the pet shop which ones are strong and live longer even there are temperature changes on your water. Soon you will learn what are the requirements of most species..

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Oh I thought about it and I ended up getting 5 Platies and 1 Molly.
Gotta love Platies. lol


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1 RC Hamster: (Hannibal)
3 Cats: (Tao, Drew, Jak-ke)
2 Ferrets: (Fisher, Georgie)
1 Betta: (Maxwell) + (5 Platies and 1 Molly)
Rest in peace all my little Mice: Tempo, Aaron, Tatiana, Pei, Shi, Orange, Spotty, Lee Hyun, Key, Calvin, Chun, Jiro, Hero...
And my past Dookers: Lulu (my heart), Frodo (my old man), MoneyPennies (the first one), ect...
Aswell as all my lost Cats (my beloved Haru, ect..) and Bettas (Stahl the creepy one, ect..)
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