Question Best cleanup crew 10g?

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Hi all, wondering if anybody has some other good ideas for a cleanup crew besides shrimp and snails? 10g max for tank size! All answer appreciated!!
 

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Can i ask why you are against shrimp and snails? Amano shrimp are arguably the best clean up crew out there.
 

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Cleanup what - food or algae. Anyway 10 gallon is pretty small. Probably the only cory that will fit are pygmy but they aren't a great fit and you really should get 8 or 10.
 
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SnookusFish said:
Can i ask why you are against shrimp and snails? Amano shrimp are arguably the best clean up crew out there.
I’m not against them I have them in my other tanks was just looking at options looking at what worked for other people shrimps and snails are what I plan to use actually:)
 
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jake37 said:
Cleanup what - food or algae. Anyway 10 gallon is pretty small. Probably the only cory that will fit are pygmy but they aren't a great fit and you really should get 8 or 10.
Probably food for the most part it’ll have snails in the tank :)
 
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LadfromLondon said:
Do you want algae cleaned up or leftover food?
Good for the most part they can tank algae from the pond snails if they would like too
 

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Corydoras Habrosus
Kuhli Loaches-others will say it’s too small a tank so tread carefully
Your best bet would be shrimps/snails mainly because of the job they do, not the space!
 
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LadfromLondon said:
Corydoras Habrosus
Kuhli Loaches-others will say it’s too small a tank so tread carefully
Your best bet would be shrimps/snails mainly because of the job they do, not the space!
I have MTS any other snails to spice it up? I have regular nerites as well.
 

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Don't put a mystery snail in a 10 gallon tank. I mean you can but when we talk about size they are larger than most cory; though it is true that solo mystery snail work fine where corys want friends.

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Ramshorn/Mystery Snails if you wish but your current snails will do the job
 
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jake37 said:
Don't put a mystery snail in a 10 gallon tank. I mean you can but when we talk about size they are larger than most cory; though it is true that solo mystery snail work fine where corys want friends.
Would the solo mystery snail not provide a good amount of nutrients for plants or is it too much waste?
 
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LadfromLondon said:
Ramshorn/Mystery Snails if you wish but your current snails will do the job
Might get some pink rams horn just to spice the color up a little
 

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Certainly a lot of waste but i'm not in a position to comment on the quality of the waste ;)

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Would the solo mystery snail not provide a good amount of nutrients for plants or is it too much waste?
 

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