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Old 01-08-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about getting a 40 litre aquael tank.
I would like 1 centrepiece fish
A school of tetras/rasboras
Some dwarf corys
And some shrimp
How many of each could I get?
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I suggest 7 dwarf cories, 6-8 rasboras or tetras (i suggest embers tetras or chili rasboras), 1 small cp fish (like a sparkling gourami), and shrimp have a small bioload, so you can throw in like 10 rcs and watch them go.
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I suggest 7 dwarf cories, 6-8 rasboras or tetras (i suggest embers tetras or chili rasboras), 1 small cp fish (like a sparkling gourami), and shrimp have a small bioload, so you can throw in like 10 rcs and watch them go.
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How about a 30 litre
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What dimensions? You will need less fish, but you still have a few options.
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What dimensions? You will need less fish, but you still have a few options.
30 cm l x 30 cm w x 35 cm h
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Ok, that is something nearish to 8 US gallons. In that space, I suggest dropping the cories. You can still do dwarf shrimp, a school of embers or chili rasbora (or something similar that is petite), and 1 small centerpiece fish like a sparkling gourami or a scarlet badi.
The cp fish I suggested would likely eat shrimplets, but not adult shrimp. If the tank is planted, you should still get some surviving shrimplets that grow up to increase your population.
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Ok, that is something nearish to 8 US gallons. In that space, I suggest dropping the cories. You can still do dwarf shrimp, a school of embers or chili rasbora (or something similar that is petite), and 1 small centerpiece fish like a sparkling gourami or a scarlet badi.
The cp fish I suggested would likely eat shrimplets, but not adult shrimp. If the tank is planted, you should still get some surviving shrimplets that grow up to increase your population.
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+1 with the above posts. In the smaller one you could do some killi fish or a betta, too.

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+1 with the above posts. In the smaller one you could do some killi fish or a betta, too.

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