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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 12-19-2006, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
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My 20gal!

I have two plecos that were housed in two ten gallon tanks, and I really wanted to upgrade their tank size for awhile....I got a long 20gallon tank, and it looks amazing...I cant believe I have never had one before

I looked at petsmart, and online, but I found this 20 gallon for 35 bucks, way better than what all the ridiculous amounts other places wanted....im so thrilled, i also purchased compact lights, and they are working great










all my plants are real, and are doing well with these new lights, wish I had done this sooner..



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Nice .

What other fish do you have in there?




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Niiice! It looks so pretty!What fish do you have in it? I only see one!

Hehehehe...I see Skrat!





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i love fish tanks.. nice looking tank and cute rat in the last pic lol
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lol, thanks

i have one neon tetra and one tiger barb that is in one of the pics, now normally i would never keep barbs with any other fish than barbs but its pal barb died and it doesnt fin peck my tetra...in the future i would like to get some fish for the tank, what fish would be good in terms of size that would be appropriate for that tank?


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Niiice! It looks so pretty!What fish do you have in it? I only see one!

Hehehehe...I see Skrat!
lol, she loves being in most of my pics


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lol, thanks

i have one neon tetra and one tiger barb that is in one of the pics, now normally i would never keep barbs with any other fish than barbs but its pal barb died and it doesnt fin peck my tetra...in the future i would like to get some fish for the tank, what fish would be good in terms of size that would be appropriate for that tank?
I would get more neon tetras if you want more fish because if you keep your neon alone he won't do so well and will be nervous all the time. Neons look great when schooling, are not too messy, and stay small. Overall they are perfect for smaller aquariums and I love them . I would get four or five more.




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I would get more neon tetras if you want more fish because if you keep your neon alone he won't do so well and will be nervous all the time. Neons look great when schooling, are not too messy, and stay small. Overall they are perfect for smaller aquariums and I love them . I would get four or five more.
I agree totally.

I have never had luck with neons,but they look greyt in schools!





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do you think that if I get four or so neons, it would be ok to house my neon school with my single tiger barb?


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do you think that if I get four or so neons, it would be ok to house my neon school with my single tiger barb?
Most likely, yes. Unless you have a really super-aggressive barb. You would have better luck if you got two more barbs but that would be over-stocking since you have the plecos.




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