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Old 03-19-2013, 03:41 PM   #1
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Can I put a clownfish by himself in a 5 gallon tank? Or is it beat to keep two clowns in a 10 or 20 gallon
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Depending on the clown and how frequent the water changes, you could put one in a 5. But I would be very wary about putting any fish into a tank that small. I'd say you're better off putting one in a 10g or two in 20g.
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:47 PM   #3
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Depending on the clown and how frequent the water changes, you could put one in a 5. But I would be very wary about putting any fish into a tank that small. I'd say you're better off putting one in a 10g or two in 20g.
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
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I wouldn't put an Ocellaris in a 5 gallon to be completely honest with you.
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:55 PM   #5
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I wouldn't put an Ocellaris in a 5 gallon to be completely honest with you.
Why's that?
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Why's that?
its like keeping a dog in a cage where it can barely move.
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What fishlover07 said, the poor thing needs room to swim and 5 gallons really will not cut it.
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Clownfish need lots of space. I was considering putting one in my 10 gallon and still felt that would not be enough space for one. IMO, I think a 20 gallon would be minimum.
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Clownfish need lots of space. I was considering putting one in my 10 gallon and still felt that would not be enough space for one. IMO, I think a 20 gallon would be minimum.
Is there anything I can put into a 5 gal? Like a firefish with a hermit crab with some live rock and corals
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You could definitely do inverts. For fish maybe a clown goby or a neon goby. I think both would work.
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