Today I set up a sorority in a 10 gal tank. I got live plants, fake plants, tumbled jasper gravel, and big polished stones. I have a filter and therrmometer-i live in tx and with this drought goin on its too hot for a heater! LOL The tank is constantly at 82 F, night and day.
I added all 5 of my females in it today and although there was a couple of fin slaps, bites, and chasing it went better than I expected. I hope 5 is enough for a 10 gal, I wanted lots of space for them. I was scared when I added them all in at once they were gonna tear each other apart! But they flare and chase each other. o. 0 I added a lil aquarium salt to help their tails. Right now they are chasing but not flaring or biting. Only one girl has horizontal lines but she should be ok in a lil bit.
***I was wondering when the flaring, tail slapping, and chasing would stop. Maybe a few days or so? Im not gonna come home from work and see a bloody mess and dead fish am I? o.o Im sure they will be ok together but they are my babies so I worry :/