Originally Posted by ViPz
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.
Why so hung up on the size issue?
The tanks at the store are short-term solutions. The stores would go out of business quickly if they had to stock the fish correctly.
Why hung up on size issue? Seriously? If you want a healthy tank with steady parameters and no disease issues, you've got to be hung up on the size issue. Size, compatibililty, bioload..... there are many issues to be considered when stocking a tank.
Doing it with the well-being of the fish in mind is the difference between people who keep
fish and people who have
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