Next fish to get for a 36 gallon bow front

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Hi all,
So I’ve been cycling for a month now, and last week my ammonia and nitrite finally dropped to zero. So I added a pair of clowns to the tank that are doing very well.

I’m running a 36 gallon bow front with a 20 gallon sump (13 gallon operating capacity). But I guess with fish, sump doesn’t matter

With that being said, I want to start looking into the next fish to bring home. As much as I would love to get a royal blue tank, from what I’m reading, my tank is undersized. No wonder why everyone upgrades eventually!! So I’m open to suggestions on who to introduce next. Definitely a utilitarian fish that would help maintain my tank. Anyways, I would appreciate any tips/advice.

Added a picture of my clowns for attention. lol

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Here is my aquascape as well.
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Hi all,
So I’ve been cycling for a month now, and last week my ammonia and nitrite finally dropped to zero. So I added a pair of clowns to the tank that are doing very well.

I’m running a 36 gallon bow front with a 20 gallon sump (13 gallon operating capacity). But I guess with fish, sump doesn’t matter

With that being said, I want to start looking into the next fish to bring home. As much as I would love to get a royal blue tank, from what I’m reading, my tank is undersized. No wonder why everyone upgrades eventually!! So I’m open to suggestions on who to introduce next. Definitely a utilitarian fish that would help maintain my tank. Anyways, I would appreciate any tips/advice.

Added a picture of my clowns for attention. lol

27E43D19-DF00-42D3-8DCD-5DE4F12387CB.png


Here is my aquascape as well.
CD7A06E3-F1ED-4E92-9CED-FD3174DB9BFF.jpeg
Here are my 3, in no particular order....
Royal Gramma - not as aggressive like a dottyback but incredibly bright colour.
Yellow Coris Wrasse ( Canary Wrasse)- fun to watch and a good community fish
Diamond Watchman Goby or Engineer Goby- perfect to stir up some sand bottom.
Congrats on making it through the cycle. Slow and steady will win this race still lol...
 

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Something like a springeri or yellowtail damselfish has similar colors/markings as a blue tang, and aren’t too aggressive. At least for clowns.
Otherwise good candidates are small wrasses (eats flatworms), royal gramma (beautiful), and shrimp-goby pair (lots of fun).
 
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