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Default Re: New 40 Gallon!!

Thanks Neo........There was a 40gal tank on the market that was the same as a 55gal (48x12) just not as high. I had one that got destroyed in a hurricane we had years ago.

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I was tempted to get the 55 gallon but I have no room for it (my parents make me keep all my tanks in my room)

Plus the 40 was only $70

I guess it's a good thing the tank is tall since I'm putting my angles in it.
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55 gallon: 4 angels, 2 discus, Amazon tetras, corys, 1 sml flag cichlid, Farlowellas.
40 gallon: 2 Gold Severum, 2 Butterfly fish, krib fry, 1 female convict, 1 BP.
29 gallon: 3 Kribs, 3 Keyholes, 1 Butterfly cichlid, Krib fry
10 gallon: Krib fry!!!
8 gallon: 1 Male betta
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Since I got my new tank I've been searching and researching for compatible tankmates for my kribs and angles,

So far I came up with:
Cockatoo cichlids (Krib tank)
Keyhole cichlids (Krib tank)
Checkerboard cichlids (angel tank)
Maybe a Severum (angel tank)

I labeled the Severum as a maybe because it can get around 8" and I'm not completly sure about their compatibility with angels. My LFS sells the gold variety and they are around 2".
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55 gallon: 4 angels, 2 discus, Amazon tetras, corys, 1 sml flag cichlid, Farlowellas.
40 gallon: 2 Gold Severum, 2 Butterfly fish, krib fry, 1 female convict, 1 BP.
29 gallon: 3 Kribs, 3 Keyholes, 1 Butterfly cichlid, Krib fry
10 gallon: Krib fry!!!
8 gallon: 1 Male betta
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Looks like I got a little ahead of myself and went ahead and bought the Keyhole and one Cockatoo.

I couldn't help it this was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I had to get them before anyone else could.

So far I filled my tank with white sand and I started the filter, just 2 months before I can add fish.

I'm still debating the severum though.
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55 gallon: 4 angels, 2 discus, Amazon tetras, corys, 1 sml flag cichlid, Farlowellas.
40 gallon: 2 Gold Severum, 2 Butterfly fish, krib fry, 1 female convict, 1 BP.
29 gallon: 3 Kribs, 3 Keyholes, 1 Butterfly cichlid, Krib fry
10 gallon: Krib fry!!!
8 gallon: 1 Male betta
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"I couldn't help it"...familiar words!!! Be careful though...too many different cichlids in one tank can be trouble.........
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Can all of you please pray that I don't get MTS?

Thanks
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Praying doesn't help.......look at me!
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Guess what I got offered a 100 gallon tank yesterday

It comes with the filter, a heater, gravel, and decor for only $200.

My only condition is that if I get it I have to take down my 10 gallons and I have to get silver dollers (my mom likes them ).

Even better news is that I don't have to keep it in my room.
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55 gallon: 4 angels, 2 discus, Amazon tetras, corys, 1 sml flag cichlid, Farlowellas.
40 gallon: 2 Gold Severum, 2 Butterfly fish, krib fry, 1 female convict, 1 BP.
29 gallon: 3 Kribs, 3 Keyholes, 1 Butterfly cichlid, Krib fry
10 gallon: Krib fry!!!
8 gallon: 1 Male betta
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Oh my goodness, Cole....That is wonderful news!!! I'd take it, regardless of what deal you have to make with your mom.........Start thinking about stocking!!!....Oh, what fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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5 gal... Robin, (Betta)
5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
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Oh my goodness, Cole....That is wonderful news!!! I'd take it, regardless of what deal you have to make with your mom.........Start thinking about stocking!!!....Oh, what fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!
lol sharon. I would take it too! That is very good.
 


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