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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-08-2016, 10:41 PM Thread Starter
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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

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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.
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