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03-01-2016 03:18 PM
Sumit Daisy's Ricefish Oryzias woworae (25-30mm) is a great choice for a nano tank. I have 6 in a 5 gallon and they lay eggs every day. I started with 3 Daisy's in September and through opportunistic removal of fry from the tank now have 37 of them.
Great fish, wonderful looking males and the species has character. Plus will graze on algae. What more do you want?
10-08-2014 11:33 PM
luky i had not thought of that but yes!! it sure does. what it did remind me of right away were the high-fin barbs (the black and white on the fins i mean). (another that i think are really nice but size-wise might not fall into this category i think)
these little guys were super cute. and pretty cheap too. i cant remember exactly but i think they were like 2 or 3 bucks maybe. i guess pretty averaged price, unlike the tucano i posted previously.
10-08-2014 10:19 PM
Originally Posted by luky View Post
looks so much like a hastatus cory

10-08-2014 09:38 PM
luky another that i didnt see in the list that i came across today when i made a pit stop at one of the lfs ...
the Paraguay Tetra ...
very cool looking little guy!!

Alternative Name(s): Dawn Tetra, White Spot Tetra, Rio Paraguay Tetra, Panda Tetra
Scientific Name(s): Aphyocharax paraguayensis

10-08-2014 01:15 PM
Originally Posted by iowanaquarist View Post
Is it wrong that I desperately want a 300 gallon tank stocked off this list?
Not at all... I wish I had 6 more tanks than I already have -- it's a disease, I tell you! ;-)
09-30-2014 10:17 PM
luky i looked at the list from post #155 and if thats the updated version, im surprised these guys aren't mentioned yet!! but happy to be the one to contribute so they're added in there.
Tucano Tetras
heres a picture of mine: (only about an inch - $20 bucks a pop!)
09-27-2014 12:20 PM
Roxie Dwarf Red Cherry Shrimp! They're so cute!
07-14-2014 01:33 AM
iowanaquarist Is it wrong that I desperately want a 300 gallon tank stocked off this list?
07-14-2014 01:32 AM

This is the google docs link. Added to my above post, adding it again here, will likely add it again later.
07-13-2014 03:52 AM
Where is list?

Sorry, don't know who loaded up that link, but doesn't seem to be working any more.
go to post #98 IN THE thread, zip file of excel doc is there, and that seems to be working fine for me still

Could you edit your note above so the non-working link isn't listed? Will keep other readers from clicking on it helplessly
Thanks much
07-12-2014 05:09 AM
Originally Posted by alphacat View Post

In the course of researching this amazing hobby, newbies (like me) often ask the same questions over and over; among them, the question of "so what kind of fish can I put in my planted nano?" seems to come up quite a bit.

To that end I'd like to start an easily-referenced thread with lists of ideal species for nanos. Wherever possible, please provide both the common name[s] and the scientific name.

EDIT (8/31/10):

Click Here for Fishydaze's cleaned up, expanded, and most updated version of the list.

When I click the link, the forum page reloads... is the link dead?

EDIT: Correct linky:
06-01-2013 04:52 PM
Re: Nanofish List (v1.0)

OK, read the whole thread. Nice.
04-24-2013 02:44 PM
newbowery also... lampeye killiefish look great.
04-24-2013 02:41 PM
newbowery i have celestial pearl dainos, (formerly known as galaxy rasboras) in my 5g mini M. they have the proportions of a larger fish but max out at about an inch.
02-08-2013 01:40 PM
Originally Posted by Jarek Strzechowski View Post
Badis badis and Dario Dario - Common Badis and Scarlet Badis. Peacock Gudgeons (Tateurndina ocellicauda) are okay if they are the only one(s) in the tank.
Oh guess someone beat me to it lol
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