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Old 01-20-2012, 01:58 PM   #1
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Red face 6 gallon tank ideas

does anyone have any ideas about hhow to stock a tank this size? i initially wanted to keep various female betta splendens together, but now i realise this really isn't possible!
the tank will have a lid, and a heater (kept at around 25 degrees) and water changes are done regularly, but the tank isn't big enough for a light or filter.
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You could do a betta or invert tank. You really need filtration though.

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You could keep 2-3 african dwarf frogs. That would be awesome. Put in some real or soft plastic plants and create a hiding place with rocks.

Now some will disagree with me, but you could also have 4-6 white cloud mountain minnows or zebras if you're doing frequent water changes, have gravel for bacteria and enough of a surface area on top of the tank for oxygen transfer.

You also buy a small internal canister filter.
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No tank is too small for a filter. I have a HOB rated for a 15 gallon tank on my 5 gallon and even a tiny internal filter on my 1.5 gallon. It will help a lit regardless of what you put in the tank.
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You could do a schooling group of chilli rasboras depending on the tank dimensions.
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I agree about chilis. There are also ember tetra and dwarf spotted rasbora. The frogs would be a good choice too IMO.

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