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Default 40 gallon compatibility help please

Hi I have a 40 gallon tank, and am thinking of the folowing , are they all compatibile and what is the stock level like are there to many could i have more? many thanks

3 mollies
1 blue rainbow
1 boesman's rainbow
3 drawf rainbow
2 rams
5 guppys
6 neons
6 blue tetras
6 danios
1 dwarf gourami
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Default Re: 40 gallon compatibility help please

Hello,all are compatible! Congrats! And I think you may want to add two more Rainbows,since they are schooling fish.
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Hi...Congrats on the new tank!!! I'd get more Rainbows, and no Mollies. It is often recommended that Mollies have a tank to themselves. They can be "nippy", and they prefer brackish water. Have you cycled the tank?
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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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Default Re: 40 gallon compatibility help please

Yes. No Molly.
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Default Re: 40 gallon compatibility help please

Great thanks ill get 2 more rainbows, how is the stock level i dont want to overstock?
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I think the tank will be fine...maybe a little overstocked if you follow the īnch per gallon"rule". With proper filtration and maintenance, you shouldn't have a problem.
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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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Default Re: 40 gallon compatibility help please

Hi randr welcome!

I agree with adding a few more rainbows but some may not agree with me when I add, that I would also not include the guppies - they really do best in their own tank.

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I would consider adding more fish and less species... instead of getting lets say 6 blue tetras and 6 neons consider getting 12 of one of those. I know we tend to love many different fish but they tend to thrive when they are among themselves as species. So consider that before making your final descition. Just my opinion. Hope you do great and remember to take pictures and share them with us!!!!!
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Good point, Lemuel!!! It also tends to look better, as well...
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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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sounds good to me
 


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