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Old 08-03-2012, 01:45 PM   #1 
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5.5g tankmates

could I get 2 pygmy cories? I was thinking about maybe some neons..... just 3...or an ADF or some shrimp... i dont like snails :/
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:46 PM   #2 
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Sorry, your tank is too small. :l Only shrimp and snails for you. If your tank is below 10 gallons, you can't have fish mates. Only the shrimps and snails.
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:48 PM   #3 
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yea, I hear that and then i see alot of people have some fish etc...in their 5g and theyre doing just fine...so i'm just curious... as far as the ADF i know some people have them in their 2.5g tanks so i know there is enough room for atleast them... but i dont know much about them... so idk if i even want them
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Yeah, but their tanks are overstocked. ADFs need 3 gallons per frog so...
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:55 PM   #5 
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ok so one should be fine in my tank, bec its 5.5 gallons... sine 2.5 is min for betta the other 3g can go towards the frog?
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:58 PM   #6 
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Yep. But I heard they have a big bioload so that might be too small. They also need shrimp pellets or some type of food.
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:09 PM   #7 
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oo r they more bioload than snails?
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:11 PM   #8 
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Not sure, read this thread: http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=84033
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:27 PM   #9 
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thanks for the thread!
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Old 08-03-2012, 05:17 PM   #10 
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Arent the frogs a bigger bio load than the pigmys? Those are 2 cms...
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