Besides Bettas

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Theresa1965, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Theresa1965New MemberMember

    I am going to get a 5 gallon tank. Instead of one betta is there another type of fish I could get.

  2. FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

  3. aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    A small school of celestial pearl danios would work.

  4. endlercollectorFishlore VIPMember

    5-10 male Endlers with a tight-fitting lid ;)
  5. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    M F pair of dario darios

    M F pair of dario darios
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  6. Theresa1965New MemberMember

    Thank you all for your advice. I have decided to get a ten gallon tank. I can get more fish then. I am actually thinking of tetras. Again thanks.
  7. aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    A school of 12 ember tetras would be nice.
  8. aussieJJDudeWell Known MemberMember

    Id suggest around 5 in a 5g...
  9. FlipFlopFishFlakeWell Known MemberMember

    The OP decided to get a 10 gallon instead.
  10. aussieJJDudeWell Known MemberMember

    Even then, I wouldn't have more than 10....

    (Not to mention, any other newbie may read this later on and think its fine to keep 12 in a 5g.)
  11. aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    12 is fine in a 10 gallon. They get very small. 12 is the max though.
  12. aussieJJDudeWell Known MemberMember

    Having them in a 25g... I know their size, I personally would- for once - just stick with an inch per gallon rule...
  13. johnbettaWell Known MemberMember

    well said aussie . jj dude

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