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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-09-2012, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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?What kinds of fish can live in a 10 gal tank?

okay, in another thread,
i was told to move my three goldfish into a big tub.
now I have an extra ten gallon tank with a filter,
with no fish to put in it!
What should i put in it?
I am gonna research it some,
But feel free to give me suggestions!

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They share a divided 10 gal. tank.
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Are you going one species or multiple?


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In my ten gallon I have 5 male guppies and am adding 4 Red Cherry Shrimp! Guppies are wonderful and very rewarding. Get ONLY MALES, though.

10 Gallon Tank:
~Countless Pond Snails~1 Espe's Rasbora~1 Harlequin Rasbora~

5 and 5.5 Gallon Tanks:
~empty~

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um, multiple!

~Welcome to my family, Penny (a.k.a. old king cole)~
~My fish~
Prince of whales- red and blue veiltail
Penny/ Old King Cole- red halfmoon
They share a divided 10 gal. tank.
I got Prince from petsmart
and penny from the same store.
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oh! and i am also looking for the most colorful and cheapest tank possible!

~Welcome to my family, Penny (a.k.a. old king cole)~
~My fish~
Prince of whales- red and blue veiltail
Penny/ Old King Cole- red halfmoon
They share a divided 10 gal. tank.
I got Prince from petsmart
and penny from the same store.
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i am thinking about getting guppies!

~Welcome to my family, Penny (a.k.a. old king cole)~
~My fish~
Prince of whales- red and blue veiltail
Penny/ Old King Cole- red halfmoon
They share a divided 10 gal. tank.
I got Prince from petsmart
and penny from the same store.
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-09-2012, 08:52 PM
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3 guppies, 6 neons and some shrimp. but have you cycled your tank yet? you need to do this before you get ANY fish at all

16 gallon - 11 neon tetras, 6 Pygmy cories, 6 kuhli loaches and 1 male Betta
15 gallon - 1 male Betta, 3 platies, and 5 guppies
6 gallon - 1 male Betta

All planted tanks

In My Opinion a Betta deserves nothing smaller than a 5 gallon tank
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Yes, not cycling is pushing it even with bettas but they are a hardy species. Neon tetras are definitely not hardy and NEED a cycles tank. Not sure about guppies, they are pretty just I don't ain't live bearers and have to deal with babies. Tetras are very nice to have, I would go with neon tetras because they stay small and are probably the easiest of tetras.


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Mosquito Rasbora (Boraras brigittae) is a good fish for a 10 gal. If you add some live plants they will do rather well. They should be kept in groups of 6 or more because they are a schooling fish.

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Actually, do NOT get only males. I just learned the hard way. :[ Get 2 or 3 females and 1 male.

10 Gallon Tank:
~Countless Pond Snails~1 Espe's Rasbora~1 Harlequin Rasbora~

5 and 5.5 Gallon Tanks:
~empty~

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