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post #1 of 72 (permalink) Old 04-26-2012, 04:17 AM Thread Starter
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How many ottos in a 29

I know the tank will have a few male guppies, and cory catfish. If you have any other stocking suggestions let me know.
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I'd say no more than 6-8, especially of you don't have a big algae problem
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I go 1 oto for every 10 gallons

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I think it depends on how often you plan to feed them. I have 10ish in my 29 and they are fine.
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post #5 of 72 (permalink) Old 04-26-2012, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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thanks guys i guess i'll get 6! What else should i put in there?
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I'm not sure how well GBRs would do with guppies but they are my personal favorite freshwater fish lol relatively peaceful.
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what is a gbr
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I got 10+ in my 15G. It is heavily planted. They are not stupid, they will feed on shrimp/fish food if there is not enough algae for them to eat.

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what is a gbr
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forget the guppies and corys as of know im getting 3 german blue rams, 6 ottos, what else should i get?
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If i got 8 celestial pearl danios, 3 german blue rams and 6 ottos would i have room for anything else
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Hey guys after doing a lot of research i have pretty much chose stocking. Please do tell if im overstock, just right or could add more.
4 ottos
3 german blue rams
6 neon tetras
4 celstial pearl danios
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I think the number of otos depends on the setup and how much algae is present.
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I think the number of otos depends on the setup and how much algae is present.
Good point, i guess ill only get 3 ottos. Think i have room for anything else??
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I don't think I would add anything more, but I would up the numbers to maybe 8 each of the o-cats, the neons and the CPDs.

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