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post #16 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-11-2013, 12:00 AM
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post #17 of 27 (permalink) Old 04-11-2013, 12:12 AM
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There are some very colorful killifish. You can also go with dario dario but they are quite small and require special foods (but from what I've seen of your postings I'd say you're at a pretty advanced level of the hobby and can handle it lol)

There are also some quite striking gouramis to be found or you could always go African cichlid depending on the tank size. I kept mbunas in the past and they are BEAUTIFUL.

EDIT: strike the mbunas didn't notice you said 10 or 20 gallon.
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I agree mbunas are very colorful and easy to distinguish gender, but I'm only looking for a 20L in the living room.

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Check out the dario dario. Beautiful and very small. You could get a school for a 20g.
http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/dario-dario/

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Gorgeous fish but in my experience they will only eat baby shrimp, depending on the age of the culls this may or may not be a problem.
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Recommendations on very colorful fish?

German blue ram pair but yea there are chances that they would eat shrimp

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Eating shrimp is a plus for me, Tinman. LOL I need a fish to feed some of my produced culls.

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So far I think the best choice for me is Apisto Cockatoo.

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Re: Recommendations on very colorful fish?

Those are very cool! Good choice.

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http://www.killipark.com/category/pr...illifish-eggs/

Rams apostis are great

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I recently got 2 pair of Kribs, (Kribensis – Pelvicachromis pulcher) and they are VERY COOL and the 2 pair I got have a LOT of color in their fins and bodys!!!

You can read about them here: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/cichlid/kribensis.php

German Rams are another one of my Faves!!!

Let us know what you go with!!!
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KILLIFISH!!! I love em super cloroful come in all diffrent flavors
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