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Old 04-16-2011, 10:15 PM   #1
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Some type of goldfish for a ten gallon? Or some other type of fish for that matter.

I was going to close down my ten gallon due to the fish inside overgrowing it. I never really had a goldfish (besides the carnival goldfish years ago) Does anyone know of a fish with a real personality I could get? You know how some fish after a long time of hand feeding will swim up to your hand? Some type of fish like that would be great. Doesn't have to be a goldfish and if only one would suite the tank that's cool too. I'm not a fan of tetras or danios, not sure why just personally never found them appealing. Thanks guys.
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A goldfish really isn't suitable. How about a Betta?
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Yeah I was thinking a betta, but I really wanted to tackle something new. Any other ideas?
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There really aren't many options for a 10 that would come close to what you described in the OP.
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Afraid of that :/ Oh well. It was just an idea. This may seem OT, but whats the buzz with red cherry shrimp?
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You could do some shell dwelling cichlids from lake tanganyika. They are really fun little fish and you could easily have a colony of 10 or so in there.
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I really like them, if that is what you are asking... I have probably 50 of them in one of my 5 gal tanks...
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You could do some shell dwelling cichlids from lake tanganyika. They are really fun little fish and you could easily have a colony of 10 or so in there.
I'll be doing some research. Thanks. From lake tanganyika? I'm a little confused on that.
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I really like them, if that is what you are asking... I have probably 50 of them in one of my 5 gal tanks...
What do you like about them?
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They are colorful, and interesting.
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