Harlequin Rasboras: Peaceful schooling fish, easy care, 6+ fish, silver with reddish-pink color, adapt well, pair with other rasboras.
White Cloud Mountain Minnows: Sociable, beginner-friendly, affordable, small size, silver with red, fascinating schooling behavior, hardy.
Cherry Barbs: Beginner-friendly, peaceful, vibrant cherry-red scales, dark band, schooling fish, easy to care for, prefer companions, suitable for 20-30 gallon tanks.
Rummynose Tetras: Popular schooling fish, bright red marking, active schoolers, specific water requirements, entertaining and rewarding to keep.
Cardinal Tetras: Flashy with bright red belly, iridescent scales, peaceful schoolers, specific water requirements, best in established aquariums.
Zebra Danios: Hardy, active, colorful stripes, peaceful but may nip, best in schools with compatible fish, 65-77°F, 6.5-7.2 pH.
Clown Loaches: Unique appearance, peaceful, need hiding spots, clean water, 75-81°F, 6.0-6.5 pH, suitable for larger tanks, bottom dwellers.
Platies: Popular, colorful, peaceful, easy care, suitable for community tanks, 72-78°F, 7.0-8.5 pH, mid-level dwellers.
Pygmy cories: Peaceful, small catfish, suitable for small schools, 72-79°F, 6.5-7.5 pH, mid-bottom dwellers, smooth substrate, avoid larger fish.
Bloodfin tetras: Easy care, peaceful tetras with bright red fins. School in groups, prefer diverse communities. Active, suitable for larger tanks.