Stocking ideas for hard water tank

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Re: Stocking ideas for hard water tank

Post by plankton » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:39 am

Yes, I seem to have a wibble in my lists. It's the red dwarf and mosquito rasboras that are ok.
I do apologise and have amended my records accordingly. ;)

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Re: Stocking ideas for hard water tank

Post by KevB » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:57 am

The Lido is more of the cuboid type shape, I used to have the 120L version. The 200L is a bit longer. Here's a video of a 200 set up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkJ8odGMXJc
I think African cichlids would prefer greater length to keep away from each other so a group of small/medium fish that travel vertically through the water column as well as back and forth would probably be preferable.

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Re: Stocking ideas for hard water tank

Post by Mol_PMB » Mon Dec 02, 2019 18:01 pm

For smallish shoaling fish that wouldn’t mind the tank length, take a look at Pseudomugil (blue eye) species?
Or for something bigger in smaller numbers, how about a pair of central American cichlids like firemouths? You would need to provide plenty of decor so they could have their own space.

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