Hey! Welcome back! Yeah, I saw your other post too.
That really sucks about the one being a boy but he will be perfectly fine in a 2.5, if I had more plugs I would be using my 2.5 still too! It's still a good enough space but small enough that you don't have to worry too much.
I do know that people have done 10 girl sororities before and as long as you have the cover, it will work out fine. But I now see where your problem is.
It's probably best to put them in the 20 gallon uncycled, this way there is more space and less able for the ammonia to hurt them...because it's less concentrated. But yeah, still keep on the levels and do a small water change when they get to about .25, otherwise they should be alright for your girls.
Also, do you have live plants yet? Putting a lot of live plants in there would be good too because there is a possibility of just doing a Silent Cycle instead.
EDIT: Lol and don't worry about me! I'm just happy she went to someone I know will give her a good home as you said. There's plenty more fish in Taiwan for me to pick from haha Actually Catw0man just bought me two new girls from AB, I'll just be repaying her for shipping! So I got two Dragon scales since there was no DT's that I currently liked. One is blue scales with yellow fins, HM and the other is white scales and yellow fins but a VT. Can't wait to get them :D
Rembrandt II, Suiché
Leopards: 1:4 Hawkeye, Luna, Astrael, Dorian, Cullen
Gargoyle: Cloudjumper and Toothless
Last edited by lilnaugrim; 05-19-2013 at 06:35 PM.