Originally Posted by Pearl2011
17 is way too much. 5 females is ideal, or divide between two males.
I would in NO way try a sorority yet. I have one and the first week is a constant headache (and the weeks after). Two males look beautiful together.
Your tank is not cycled. Cycling takes a few weeks. Google it to find a good technique.
Also you never know with girls.If one gets stressed,or set off just sllightly she can viciously attack and even kill the other. Some females are just plain mean and have to be treated like males-kept separate from their own kind