Help me figure out which fish to choose! - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-08-2016, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Utah
Posts: 138
Help me figure out which fish to choose!

Hi all,

I have the following in my tank and am looking for advice on what type of fish would help my current fish school better but not eat them! Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Maybe some type of rainbow???

47 Gallon planted tank
Rummy Nose Tetras
Ember Tetras
Sidthmunki Loaches


Thanks!!!
freude88 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-08-2016, 10:54 PM
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Washington
Posts: 77
Fish typically don't school unless they're stressed or scared. Unless you want them to be stressed by putting a predator in there, it's best to appreciate that they're content and not threatened.

That said, I don't know what your numbers are or if you have room, but if you're looking for more activity you could try adding a small school of barbs. Rosey, Odessa, etc. NOT tiger or tinfoil. But IME most barbs are more boisterous and will instigate a bit more shoaling activity from the other fish.
angyles is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome