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Old 01-05-2018, 12:27 AM   #1
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Inch per gallon rule for snails?

I have a 10 gal. Tank, 2 guppies, one mystery snail. I plan to add one dwarf gourami, and a Mollie. I'd also like to add another snail and possibly a ghost shrimp or two. Do i need to count the snails and shrimp, or am I good?

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Mystery snails can poop more than you'd think lol, I'd skip the molly as they really need a bigger tank, the rest should work out fine together (although the shrimp may get eaten or picked at so I'd make sure you have cover).
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The 1 inch per gallon rule really doesn't work to well. You wouldn't put a 10 inches Oscar in a 10g tank. AqAdvisor - Intelligent Freshwater Tropical Fish Aquarium Stocking Calculator and Aquarium Tank/Filter Advisor try this sight it's great for stocking options
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Thank you so much! That really helps!
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