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Old 03-23-2011, 07:19 AM   #1 
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Question bottom feeders

Is there ANY kind of algae eating bottom feed that could go with dwarf gourami's. I'm also getting anglefish, can any algae eating bottom feeders go with them?
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Old 03-23-2011, 07:45 AM   #2 
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How big is your tank? If it's ten gallons or less, snails eat algae, I think they should be fine with a gourami. Siamese Algae eaters are supposed to be very efficient at eating algae, and community tank safe (if you get one, make sure it's actually a Siamese and not Chinese algae eater), but they need a pretty good-size tank. Again, depending on tank size, you could get a small species of pleco.
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:06 AM   #3 
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If you get angelfish, you need at least 30 gallons. In 30 gallons I would recommend otocinclus, bristlenose pleco's, and small fancy plecos.
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2 gourami's in a 18.5 gallon
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2 gourami's in a 18.5 gallon
No angelfish. I would recommend 4 otocinclus or small fancy plecos (bulldog, etc.....)
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Its a 37 being divided, can i put ONE anglefish in a 18.5 space??
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I think a single angelfish needs 20 gallons.
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Old 03-24-2011, 02:55 PM   #8 
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Will 1.5 gallons of a difference really be a problem??????
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Will 1.5 gallons of a difference really be a problem??????
A single angelfish/pair needs at least 30 gallons. Add 10 for each additional angel.
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