Which fish are best for a 90cm tank?

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Jeremy Gay gives some suggestions for possible fish you could add to a 90cm aquarium.

New to fishkeeping

  • Platy, Xiphophorus maculatus
  • Orange finned danio, Danio kyathit
  • Peppered corydoras, Corydoras paleatus
  • Bristlenose catfish, Ancistrus spp.
  • Rosy barb, Puntius conchonius (shown above)

Some experience

  • Neon dwarf rainbowfish, Melanotaenia praecox
  • Bolivian ram, Mikrogeophagus altispinosa
  • Dwarf chain loach, Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki
  • Golden wonder panchax, Aplocheilus lineatus
  • Glass catfish, Kryptopterus minor

Very experienced

  • African leaf fish, Polycentropsis spp.
  • Gold spot halfbeak, Hemirhampodon chrysopunctatus
  • Butterflyfish, Pantodon buchholzi
  • Freshwater pipefish, Microphis spp.
  • Elongate moth catfish, Hara horai

This item was first published in the September 2009 issue of Practical Fishkeeping magazine. It may not be reproduced without written permission.