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« on: March 31, 2011, 04:57:58 PM »

A friend moving away has given me a '20 gal high' tank.  24 inches long, 12 inches wide, and 16 inches high.  Are there any fish that particularly appreciate the taller tank?  Thanks in advance for any advice.   11579
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 06:57:19 PM »

If the tank were larger, angels.

16 inches isn't really very tall.  30-36" is what most consider a tall tank, and even that is still shallower than the water that most fish ever swim in when in the wild.

Guppies, cherry barbs, sword tails, and platties are all examples of community fish that would do fine in a tank that shape.  Dwarf puffers would also be nice in that tank.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 07:22:58 PM »

 Some of the Puffers are a good idea! ..
 They like to hover about vertically in a tank with lots of caves and wood work.
There are Dwarfs that are fresh water if you want a planted tank look.

At the moment the only thing I can think of is anything that would do well in a 15 gallon would work in a 20 tall.










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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2011, 07:44:15 AM »

Thanks Belinda and Karen.  Never would have thought of dwarf puffers, that's for sure. 11579
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