Cool fishes

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquarium Builds' started by Fishboy123, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Fishboy123Valued MemberMember

    For my 10 gallon I feel like the time for a new stocking is at time. Right now I have 2 black neons and 6 neon tetras. For some reason the both species school together yay lol. Ok with them I really wanna add a pair of peacock gudgeons thanks to junebug and his stocking. Is that possible I feel like it might be over stocked but my filter is an aqueon 20 and I think it may work. Also I've been having an algae problem as well so i might get some RCS and add a prefilter to my filter. Also might add some Anubius or dwarf sag. How does it sound?


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  2. shelleyd2008Well Known MemberMember

    Peacock gudgeons need at least 20 gallons, they are primarily bottom dwellers and need plenty of space to move around.

    I don't think shrimp would be all that great for your algae problem. Plus the tetras would likely eat them, or at least try to. You should get a single nerite snail for the algae issue.
     
  3. guthrieb08Valued MemberMember

    i have 3 horned nerites in my 55 gallon and they some major work. i used to have a horrible issue with algae on my drift wood and now there is just a few spots. i feel they leave these spots to allow it to grow more and start covering the log, but it never gets fully covered. i need to get some more now that i have alot more plants.
     
  4. Guppy2000Valued MemberMember

    Definitely get snails for algae issues. They do a great job!
     
  5. Nick Della RoccaValued MemberMember

    lwhat kind of snails?
     
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