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  1. Tankmates for male betta in 20 gallons?

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    Hello all, I recently was given my mother's old regular 20 gallon tank. I cleaned it up, put in some decor and it is currently cycling. I wanted to put a male betta in, and I was wondering if he could have any tankmates? Maybe a school of neon tetras and some sort of bottom dwellers? Any...
  2. Standard 20 Gallon Tank Mate Ideas

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    Hi all :-) i'm new to the forum! I recently got back into the hobby and I was wondering if you guys could give me home ideas about possible tank mates for my betta! Tank Info: Standard 20 gallon filtered, heated, runs about 78 degrees! Currently only stocked with 1 male betta! 20 gallons...
  3. 15 to 20 gallon stocking help - already chose the fish, just need the numbers!

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    Hi! My friend wants to get a fish tank. He's kept fish before, but he's not sure how many to put in a 15 or 20 gallon tank - preferably 15, but if that's impossible, a 20 would be okay. Dimensions would be helpful too, but not necessary! I'm willing to research more. This is what he's...
  4. Bettas and Cherry Barbs?

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    Hi everyone, I'm new here!:-) I have had many problems including the pH and Ammonia. Many fish deaths have occurred. I have a 20 gallon long, densely planted with fake plants. I haven't tested my water today, but here's the readings from yesterday: Ammonia-0.50 Nitrate-0 Nitrite-0 Total...
  5. 20 gallon setup

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    This is a setup for a 20 gallon regular. Here is a stocking list: • Bumblebee Catfish (Microglanis iheringi, x2-3) • Lemon tetra (Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, x5-6) • Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia x1) or Betta (Betta splendens (must be a male short finned, regular or giant) • Red Claw...
  6. Nereu's moments and my plants growth

    Oh hey!!! There is a journal area!!! Haha! I knew that 60 pictures would end too quickly, so I opened this thread to post some of my favorite moments of my Betta Nereu and maybe monthly pictures of my aquarium plants progress. I'll start with my favorite picture of Nereu until now. It's his...
  7. Betta and cories 20 gallon long

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    My boyfriend is giving me his 20 gallon long tank with a filter and heater. After I cycle the tank I want to get a new betta and Julii cories for the tank. I'd like to put in as many cories as possible because I know they are happier in bigger schools but I also don't want to stress out the...
  8. Mame's 20 Gallon Community NPT Journal

    Perhaps it's premature to start a journal thread, since I literally don't own anything I'll need for this tank - besides the betta, a bag of substrate, and some plants. But, the ideas for this tank are just floating around in my head right now, and I need a place to write them down! A bit of...
  9. Harlequin Rasbora tank mates?

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    I have a 20 gallon tank that I would like to set up as a community tank. Currently I have one Harlequin Rasbora in my 55 but he needs some friends. I'd like to get at least two more Rasboras and put them in the 20. What would go well with a group of them? I'd really like some kind of gouramis...
  10. Best Mix for a 20 gallon Sorority?

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    Hello to all! I need help finding the best mix of fish for my future 20-23 gallon tank. I'm hoping to get a long glass. The tank will have a Tetra 10-30i filter, lots of real plants (marimo ball, water sprite, java moss, and so on), heater, and decore. I keep my tank clean and my pwc up (I...
  11. Stocking my 20 gallon and adding fish

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    I have a few questions to ask before I stock my tank. I may have asked some of these before, but I need to be absolutely sure on everything because I can't afford to mess up again. My 20 gallon long aquarium just finished cycling after 2 weeks. I never saw any nitrites and the nitrates are...
  12. Will this stocking plan work?

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    I am going to stock my 20 and 10 gallon tanks as soon as they cycle and I want to make sure that my plan is good. I don't want there to be any chance of overstocking or stressing out any of the fish, so please tell me if I should change my plans. 20 gallon long (aqua clear 30 filter): 1 male...
  13. Betta and corydora's in a 20 gallon tank?

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    I am starting a 20 gallon long aquarium with a male half-moon betta and 4 cory catfish. I have black sand as the substrate and an aqua clear 30 for my filter. The tank has live and silk plants and a fake log hideout running the length of the aquarium. Is this a good set up for a betta and 4...
  14. 20 Gallon Upgrade - Stocking choices!

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    Hey everyone, It is time to upgrade, I have my tank cycling. I wanted to use my minnows to cycle, but I don't want the minnows in the tank when I'm done stocking - the minnows will be staying in the 10 gallon with a new betta. So right now I have for the 20 gallon: -Betta (male) -2 Tetras...
  15. Wanted 15 or 20 gallon grow out tank

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    I am starting to breed my bettas so going to need a grow out tank for the babies.I live in Spartanburg SC and will be interested in anyone close or that can ship it to me thru the mail I mail things all the time and can help you with info on packing and such.Thanks!
  16. what do you use as a divider?

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    I know its prolly in these threads but I am tired of digging today. :) what to use for your dividers in 20 gal. But any type of tank divider ideas will help! If someone has already mentioned ur style or idea let's keep the replies to a minimum.
  17. Necessary Equipment/Set-up For 20-Gallon Community Tank

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    Hi, I was wondering what kind of equipment will be suitable for my future 20-Gallon Community Tank. The fishes I plan for my tank are: 1 Male Betta, 3-4 Guppies, 4 Cories and 8 Neon Tetras. So, what are the equipments needed? Are there certain types of heater, filter, lighting, etc that'll help...