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Old 05-19-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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Hello. New member just purchased our first FAMILY aquarium (used to have one when I was younger&#128527. So much more information is now available thanks to sites like this one 😄. Anyways got a Fluval Edge 6g. Like the streamline appearance of this tank. In the process of setting this up (right now we are just waiting for tank to cycle). My girls couldn't wait so after 3 days did get a beta. Trying my hand at aquascaping as well. Everything I've read seems to lean this way. So if anyone has any advice I'm always open to suggestions. I think we are going to eventually have a few tetras and either some shrimp or catfish.
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R u planning to get rid of the beta before putting the other fish in?
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Because this tank is only a 6 gal, the catfish area is limited. The best kind that would fit in would Prob be Cory catfish
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Because this tank is only a 6 gal, the catfish area is limited. The best kind that would fit in would Prob be Cory catfish
Even cory wise..you could only MAYBE have 3..and if you have anything else that would be alot. I think you would be better off with some small school of fish and maybe a few shrimp..or do a snail or two or something.
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Don`t get a pleco as algae eater look for a fish called an oto. I love them, 3 kept all the algae off my 20 gallon.
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R u planning to get rid of the beta before putting the other fish in?
Why? I have a betta in my shrimp tank with ember tetras, 2 Dario Dario, 3 otos, 4 pencil fish & assorted shrimp & he is not a problem. You just shouldn't have the betta with larger colorful fish but they are usually fine in a community tank as long as you research the other fish before you add.
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Why? I have a betta in my shrimp tank with ember tetras, 2 Dario Dario, 3 otos, 4 pencil fish & assorted shrimp & he is not a problem. You just shouldn't have the betta with larger colorful fish but they are usually fine in a community tank as long as you research the other fish before you add.
Really?
All the beta I have kept were very picky about tank mates.
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If u r going with tetras, get some neons, or glow-lights. U can fit around 4-5 of them in the tank if u have nothing else.
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