120G - African Biotope - Suggestions

dr exum

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In the wake of tank consolidation it’s left some space...

So,

120G - 5’x18”x24” - FX6, EMP 350 (2)

It’s got 3 fish in there -

5” Ornate
5” Endlicheri
5” L - 114

Thinking of things to Add -

Congo Tetras - how many?
Leaf Fish - how many?
One More Bichir/Poly -
African knife - not my fav -
Some kind of cat?
African butterfly - how many?

If tank were 24” wide I’d love an african arow too ?
i’d love 1-3 Congo puffers but don’t want to commit to clams n things...

Trying to keep everyone on pellets!

Oh, and preferred vendor?

Thanks all for input!

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Fishnerd360

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Some kind of spiny eel from Africa could be a cool addition, but I don’t think they will readily take pellets.
 
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dr exum

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May require some research ...

Looks like bloodworms

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dr exum

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Having different thoughts, found this knife...

Looks like maybe only 1-3 leaf fish as they get good sized ...

Need some color... everything’s brown...

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A small species of tilapia maybe remember tilapia is broad category of fish you may find one suitable for you also you can maybe just maybe get an ode pike if you plan on upgrading the tank a bit more
 
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A small species of tilapia maybe remember tilapia is broad category of fish you may find one suitable for you also you can maybe just maybe get an ode pike if you plan on upgrading the tank a bit more
Nah, probably no upgrade on the horizon, I’ve already got one big tank...

Thanks all for input

I’ve got :

3 - ctenopoma
2 - Bichir - need to add one -
1 - african knife
2 - jewel - maybe
10 - Congo tetras
3 - butterfly

Seems like a lot... I suppose there were 40 smallish fish in there...
 
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MatteoTheEnder22

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Nah, probably no upgrade on the horizon, I’ve already got one big tank...

Thanks all for input

I’ve got :

3 - ctenopoma
2 - Bichir - need to add one -
1 - african knife
2 - jewel - maybe
10 - Congo tetras
3 - butterfly

Seems like a lot... I suppose there were 40 smallish fish in there...
Well good luck with your biotope keep is updated on it also
 
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Do wild/vs captive Bichir dictate pellet eater vs not?
 
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