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I recently started my fish hobby in September of this year. Started with a fish bowl, then 5 gallon tank and recently bought 2 more tanks at garage sale (10 gallon and a 3 gallon). Only wanted to get a Betta at first for my 5 gallon. Bought a Half Moon double tail male Betta, then 3 Gold Dust Mollies (2 male and 1 female). Because of course didn't like the fact of him being lonely lol. I know, I know they are solitary fish, but couldn't help myself. And I did put them together 1 week apart, even though it's suggested not too. Their names are BlueGotti (male betta), Big Al, Bugsy and Bonnie for the mollies. All was great until I discovered Bonnie was definitely pregnant. Well me being new to this I separated her and she passed away. Felt horrible. So got a replacement molly whom I named Blondie. Then she was pregnant. This time I didn't separate her. She had her fry last week. Afterwards she became very aggressive and started harassing the male's. So now have her in a fish bowl by herself until my new 10 gallon tank is ready. Oh and I bought second Betta and he's by himself in the 3 gallon I got at garage sale. His name is Dracco. My question is
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what suggestions do you all have for my 10 gallon FEMALE only (lol) tank? I'm thinking 3 Glofish tetra's, 3 sister Betta's, the 1 molly (Blondie) and some sort of algae eater? BTW I have the rock plastic glowing style substrate. Will anything work with that type of bottom or do I need to get something else? Thank you for reading this far. I apologize, I'm a talker lol. And thank you in advance for any responses or replies.
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Welcome I suggest not doing the glow tetras because they are nippy I've never done snails but I have heard they are good bottom feeders I have a happy healthy 10 gal with 3 mollies and 1 african dwarf frog please don't blame me for the one we will be getting more beautiful boys are you trying a sorority it was quite unclear what you meant by sister betta's but I recommend atleast 20 gal for a sorority
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Please do not put three female betta's together in a tank that size. If you can find 1 non-aggressive female Betta fish you could put her with 4-5 small fish. As Betta nerd said above, I wouldn't do any Glofish tetra's as they gotta be in a school of 6-8 for them not to nip and pick at each other and other fish. For a 10-gallon, I would recommend having fish that stay 1-2 inches maybe one 3-inch betta if its what happens.

You could get a few guppies or even a few mollies if they are the same gender. I wouldn't go with less than 4 of any type of tropical community fish (not including betta fish). You could get 5 guppies or something like that, then get some snails. I would not get any algae-eating fish. Either way, i suggest you try and do lots of research yourself! Good luck!
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Welcome I suggest not doing the glow tetras because they are nippy I've never done snails but I have heard they are good bottom feeders I have a happy healthy 10 gal with 3 mollies and 1 african dwarf frog please don't blame me for the one we will be getting more beautiful boys are you trying a sorority it was quite unclear what you meant by sister betta's but I recommend atleast 20 gal for a sorority
Thank you for responding. I am trying to figure out what to put in the 10 gallon. Some people have suggested a sorority of female betta fish. I was thinking 3. Then maybe a few glow tetra's. Plus the one molly that is by herself now. I'm sorry I didn't clarify. I would like to put a snail or placo as a algae eater. I'm new to this so any suggestions are welcome. Question: if I do only glow tetra's, how many can I put in the 10 gallon tank?
Please do not put three female betta's together in a tank that size. If you can find 1 non-aggressive female Betta fish you could put her with 4-5 small fish. As Betta nerd said above, I wouldn't do any Glofish tetra's as they gotta be in a school of 6-8 for them not to nip and pick at each other and other fish. For a 10-gallon, I would recommend having fish that stay 1-2 inches maybe one 3-inch betta if its what happens.

You could get a few guppies or even a few mollies if they are the same gender. I wouldn't go with less than 4 of any type of tropical community fish (not including betta fish). You could get 5 guppies or something like that, then get some snails. I would not get any algae-eating fish. Either way, i suggest you try and do lots of research yourself! Good luck!
Oh, thank you so much for the clarification. Alright I will definitely follow this advice. I didn't see your response until after I responded to earlier comment. Learning this forum. Lol Thank you for your kindness and encouragement. Loving this site 馃槉
Oh, thank you so much for the clarification. Alright I will definitely follow this advice. I didn't see your response until after I responded to earlier comment. Learning this forum. Lol Thank you for your kindness and encouragement. Loving this site 馃槉
No problem! I鈥檓 glad your loving this site! Have a great day! Don鈥檛 be afraid to update us and send pics of tank and fish!
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No problem! I鈥檓 glad your loving this site! Have a great day! Don鈥檛 be afraid to update us and send pics of tank and fish!
Good morning, I thought I did show pictures in my introduction? Do you not see them? Where do I post pictures? In main gallery or my own on here? Sorry, like I said earlier I'm still learning this site lol. Have a wonderful weekend.
Good morning, I thought I did show pictures in my introduction? Do you not see them? Where do I post pictures? In main gallery or my own on here? Sorry, like I said earlier I'm still learning this site lol. Have a wonderful weekend.
Good morning, I thought I did show pictures in my introduction? Do you not see them? Where do I post pictures? In main gallery or my own on here? Sorry, like I said earlier I'm still learning this site lol. Have a wonderful weekend.
OH! Sorry, earlier when i looked at picture it said it was not available. I see them now. Corecttoin, i was able to see the bright blue betta.
Hello, I'm new here, please welcome me
Welcome. But this is not the thread to post it. You can create a post "New member introduction" a lot more people will welcome you then.
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