Best Fish for a 2.5 Gallon?

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Leafray

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Hey guys!
I recently converted one of my 2.5 gallon tanks into a " planted " tank as a gift for a friend. I threw in some hornwort, hoping for it to take over ( fastest growing plant I've ever seen! Mine grows almost 2 inches a day in my fry tanks!!! ) also have Java moss and duckweed, as you can see, nothing fancy, just some SUPER EASY plants and a sponge filter. So, my question is, is there any fish that is small enough to get about 3-5 in this tiny tank? Currently cycling with two of my top sword endlers.
Thanks!
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One betta with no tank mates. Some say 2.5g is to small, but since it's planted it should be fine I think. You also could do red cherry shrimp tank. Other than that I don't think there are too many other options to go with.
PS I love you tank design.

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Thanks! My nightie is giving me some crs shrimp... Gonna use those!


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Also scarlet badis? Or dwarf rasboras?


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2.5 gallon is too small for any adult fish, imo.
 

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Also scarlet badis? Or dwarf rasboras?


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Dwarf rasboras require at least 10g and the badis probably needs a 5g.


 

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I think I'm going to put in a few male black bar endlers and crs.... Do you think that's ok? I usually house breeding trios in 2.5s..... So I think the three males would be ok?


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I have never kept endlers, but I believe they require 5-10g. Correct me if I am wrong

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Whoops! Sorry I didn't notice this was on the saltwater section.... Anyways, almost all of my breeding trips are in 2.5 gallons... Wouldn't it be ok to keep endlers in there too?


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