Discussion in 'Indoor tanks' started by jdfn213, Dec 23, 2015.
I am planning to buy new aquarium for my bedroom. Suggest some idea and best fish
depends what you like for angle fish a tall ie deep tank for neons guppies platties mollies a long tank, i have the latter with a loach and 2 coridories cat fish, i run a external uv and filter running 1000 ltrs per hour and a 8 watt uv on a 100 ltr tank, aquariums need a lot more water turn over per hour than a pond and more than people think, or why not go tropical marine very nice
20 gallon tank with a modest stock of some easy fish like guppies and Cory cats. Keep the stock light,somewhere around 6 fish or so.
I much rather see a tank with shawls of guppies tetra neons community fish than 3 predator fish eating each other not nice to see and quite expensive to keep stocked because you have to keep buying more lol
And i absolutely do not recomended a sw tank to anyone not totally committed to its upkeep. I set up a reef tank about 10 years ago and wish I hadnt,price,maintenance, etc, etc. I could have had another motorcycle for the money I have dumped in it.
Can a moderator move this discussion to "indoor tanks"?
It was only a question asked by a member wanting help! Surely that's what we are here for sorry but the enjoyment of keeping fish any fish, is the enjoyment of keeping fish
What size tank to start, Linus?
Linus isn't the op.
And when I was doing it, the prices kept going up!
You better believe it! The small angelfish I paid $1.49 for when I last kept them are now going for $14.99!
Problem with Tropical tanks is the fish that stock them are all wild caught because breeding programs cannot match the colours of wild caught fish .
Thats all well and good but the demand for them gets greater and greater each year .
That's not true in many circumstances, quite a few of the more popular fish such as angelfish are all captive bred. The place I used to buy from had the majority of the fish coming from breeders. Where your statement is almost totally true is for sw fish. The ways they are caught are truly horrible with the use of cyanide to stun them.
@jdfn213 What is your experience level?
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