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Old 04-13-2012, 06:24 PM   #11
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It is the same tank. People said I could only have up to 8 rasbora, but I opted to get a betta to go in there, they all live happily. In the stores they have about a hundred fish in an even smaller tank so I don't get why I can't have at least 10 fish in there. I may get some neon tetras and an angelfish if it's not too big....

Why so hung up on the size issue?
As said, the fish in the store are there temporarily until sold. It is not a long term thing. 27L is about 7g and IMO is fine for one Betta and the rasboras as long as you don't add any more. More fish = more waste = water conditions going down hill quickly. The swimming space of the fish also needs to be taken into consideration.
FYI a full grown angel can top almost 30cm high. The ones you see in the stores are only babies and will grow quicker than you think.
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even if you had a decent sized tank,it would be a bad idea. the angel would kill the betta
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:29 PM   #13
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I have an angelfish. Not sure how old he is tho. He's about 3in tall and 4in long including his tail. I used to have a betta in with him until about a week ago and they got along perfectly fine. I wonder if it makes a difference if the fish 'grow up' together...?
This all depending on a bigger tank of course. Mine is in a 30g and I feel this is way too small
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