Have idea for first fish, not sure if its good

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by Skadunkadunk, Apr 19, 2006.

  1. SkadunkadunkValued MemberMember

    Can I put a red tailed shark, with a Betta in a 10 gallon aquarium? And if so, what other fish could I put in with them?
     
  2. GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    Scrap the red tail. He needs at least a 55 gal. to really be happy and will probably nip your betta until he stresses out and dies. 3 cory cats would be a good choice in your tank. Is it cycled? If not, don't add any more fish right now until it is. ;)
     
  3. SkadunkadunkValued MemberMember

    it is cycled
     
  4. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    yep the redtailed shark is a bad idea for such a small tank. It would not be happy and dispaly its natural personality for you in such a small tank
    Carol
     
  5. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    You could have Cories with the Betta. be sure to add the Betta last to the tank.
     
  6. BrianCBValued MemberMember

    Have idea for first fish, not sure if its good

    Can I put two angels ,6 tetras,6 tiger barbs and some snails inside a 29 gallon tank
     
  7. skippiValued MemberMember

    Angels will be ok with the tetras as long as they are too big to fit in the angels mouth. The barbs I believe will nip at the angels fins so they won't do, as for amount your angels will be taking up 20 of the 29 so you only have room for about 9 more fish.

    Heidi
     
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