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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-22-2011, 11:45 PM
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Really sorry to say, no cories or neons. The Corys need 10 gallons each because they are actually really active. But you COULD get 4 Dwarf Corys. Just not the big normal ones.

Neons need a school of 6 minimum, and need 15 gallons. They are VERY, VERY active and need excellent water quality, which is harder to get in a 10 gallon.

You could get some ghost shrimp, 2 african dwarf frogs, and 4 dwarf cory catfish.
What I am reading from many sites is tanks from 20-24in which is anything from 10g to 20g, group sizes are taken into account. Smaller numbers of six can do fine in 10g but larger groups are preferred in 15g-20g tanks.
Neons are very fragile fish that should not be added to new tanks, but mature setups that have been cycled for a while. The size of the tank isn't the problem here, but rather the age of the tank being used :)


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yeah im liking it more than the community
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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-23-2011, 04:32 PM
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Yes you could spilt it 3 ways. But no other fish. But in each section you could get a few ghost shrimp or a snail.

The frogs are cute. How dare you!

*2 Bettas (for now RIP Ryu) *2 Goldfish *9 Guppies *1 Gourami *2 Chinchillas *2 Budgies *2 Dwarf Frogs *1 Dog *1 Cat *2 Hermit Crabs *2 3gs *1 10g *1 Pond *2 2gs
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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-23-2011, 05:32 PM
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I would divide tank in half and buy a second betta. 2 happy betta with five gallons each would look nice. Bettas swim more side to side then up and down so dividing 3 ways would kind of scrunch up that space?

My wishlist:
-duckweed- -black and white marble, anything but VT-
-javamoss- -koi marble, anything but VT)
-hatchable brine shrimp eggs-
-indian almond leaves-
-Melano Halfmoon male-
-steel blue or royal blue CT or HM female-
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@Bambi
i think im doing that because i dont have time to build two dividers+ empty a 10g tank in a college dorm+ wait 2 days to dry+ cycle etc....
i can buy the hanging ones get 1 decor split my plants and get a betta i think im going crowntail this time (eventhough i love hm its hard to tell from a petsmart mi supposed HM ended up a delta i felt like calling back but i love Tsuki he is a gorgeous young mustard gas) and maybe a shrimp... no frogs they are gross sorry BettaMiah... i still would like more fish but two betta is enough bio load
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