Fish suggestion for my new tank.

Aquazon

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Hello there, I would like to know what fish I can keep in my new tank.

Here are my new tank's dimensions:
12 inches in depth, 18 inches in height, and 4 feet in width.

*Sorry I can't take a picture or a video of my tank, as it's still under process.*

Thanks in advance.
 

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Sounds like a 55-60gal.
To me that means nothing that grows over 5".
But more importantly, what are your tap water parameters?
Is the water hard, high pH, high mineral content?
If so African rift lake species, or smallish Central American fish would work.....or
Is your tap water low pH, and soft?
This would mean Amazon river, or fish from other soft water areas like West Africa or Borneo might work.
Or....is your water neutral pH (7 ish) with moderate hardness, then your options get more diverse.
Do you plan for lots of water movement using a power head, or simple filtration with air pump, or HOB filter.
This may determine whether you can keep swamp type species that prefer little water movement, like Anabantoids, or if you provide lots of water movement, fish from moving streams or riffles, like Geophagus, or other rheophillis species.
 
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Hello there, I would like to know what fish I can keep in my new tank.

Here are my new tank's dimensions:
12 inches in depth, 18 inches in height, and 4 feet in width.

*Sorry I can't take a picture or a video of my tank, as it's still under process.*

Thanks in advance.
Welcome aboard
 

Cich Mind

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Hello there, I would like to know what fish I can keep in my new tank.
Welcome to MFK A Aquazon ,
Here's some fish you could try: Firemouth, Sajica, Convict, Rainbow cichlid, Salvini, Jewel cichlid, Pictus cats and some dithers like Giant Danios and Black Skirt Tetras.
These are just a few options. I'm more of a cichlid guy so hopefully other members will chime in with some more ideas for you. If you post in the main General Aquaria Discussion you might get more hits. This forum is Setup and Filtration. GL on your search.
 
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