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Old 03-27-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
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10 gallon tank stocking

I am planning out a new 10 gallon i am for sure getting I betta and 5 kuhli loaches is there any other invert or fish that I could also try with them.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:23 PM   #2
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Although the betta is a good choice, the kuhlis are not. In my opinion (and I have over a dozen kuhlis), I wouldn't want to see them in anything less than 30 gallons. They really need lots of room to zoom all over the tank.

10 gallons is a very small tank, therefore, you'll have to focus on very small species.
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Okay then I may drop kuhlis but on every website I have seen the minimum is 20 inches any one else have opinions on kuhli tank size
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Okay then I may drop kuhlis but on every website I have seen the minimum is 20 inches any one else have opinions on kuhli tank size
I would do nothing less than a 20 long they love to zoom around.
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Okay then is there any other type of bottom feeder suitable except for Pygmy corys
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Okay then is there any other type of bottom feeder suitable except for Pygmy corys
I would use shrimp I have a Singapore Flower Shrimp and he is sifting my sand constantly. Shrimp will also add a totally different feel to your tank as well.
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Is there any type of fish as I already have a shrimp tank.
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Is there any type of fish as I already have a shrimp tank.
Not that I can think of right off...10 gallons is so limiting
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:11 PM   #9
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Okay then I will just go with shrimp.
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For something different. What about a mini moth catfish? I don't know how common they are or much about them though.
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Is there any type of loach that is suitable for a 10 gallon or am i just limited to the Pygmy corys.
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Is there any type of loach that is suitable for a 10 gallon or am i just limited to the Pygmy corys.
Not that I can think of.
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Okay then that sucks was really wanting kuhlis but I guess may have to go for Pygmy kuhlis.
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Pygmy corys...... not pygmy kuhlis.
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