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    29 gallon tank stock ideas

    Discussion in 'General Aquaria Discussion' started by Cichlid23, Jul 10, 2018.

    1. Cichlid23

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      I’m looking to stock my 29 gallon freshwater tank with some fish that are a little more rare and oddball, any suggestions? I’m open to anything.
       
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      Rare and odd ball changes for all different parts of the planet

      Where are you from ?

      For me i would go Freshwater pipefish (Doryichthys martensii) , something a bit different
       
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      Hmm for a tank that small, how about a few pea puffers? They are really cool little oddballs. I have one in my planted tank and he is full of character.
       
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      These are an available and popular fish. One could definitely keep a bunch in there :)

      OP is 14, and with all due respect I don't think many teens (myself included) can keep up with the maintenance of fishes such as pipefish. I may be wrong, but as far as I know constant feeding of small live/frozen foods may be needed which is both expensive and sometimes difficult to maintain through things like exams. Just my opinion as a teenager.

      My personal suggestions would be pea puffers, a red eye puffer or maybe something like a group of Fundulopanchax killifish (Trust me they are awesome!)
       
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      Pike killifish tank with some bamboo shrimp
       
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      African butterfly fish? Pretty odd and it'll still give you the middle and bottom of the tank to stock.
       
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      They can actually glide out of the water.
       
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      Yes keep aquarium covered at all times. They are built for leaping look at their pectoral fins and tail fin.
       
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      shell dwellers are really cool
       
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      Because of their proclivity to jump, ive always thought butterflyfish would be great in a large paludarium setup. ive lost every one i ever tried to keep to unsanctioned jumping. They seem almost designed for it and wil literally seek out a tiny hole in your canopy to jump out of.
       
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