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Old 05-27-2010, 10:47 AM   #1
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Question Adding another fish to a small tank?

So I recently got two blind cave fish and have them in a 1.5 gallon tank with a filter and heater and sand, but i would like to get one more blind cave tetra to join them, would three be to much in a tank that size? they are rather small...

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Old 05-27-2010, 11:57 AM   #2
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IMO that tank is too small for the 2. They may be small now, but they grow. JMO.

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Welcome!!

Now get a larger tank! lol i would have to say +1 on 1.5 gal being too small, i wouldn't add anything else.
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Welcome! If you stepped up to a 10g, you could get that third cave fish.
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Welcome, agreed with everyone on the larger tank. IMO a 1.5 gall is too small for a betta let alone 3 fish. Step up to a 10 gal and you'll be much happier
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5.6 litres? I would argue that's not enough for any fish at all!
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Welcome, shouldn't be long before MTS hits anyways lol. Yeah I don't think 1.5 gallons would even be good for quarantine. 10 gallons is super small as it is, let alone 1.5! Good luck with your fishies
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