how many fish can i have on a 10 gallon tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by carolastar, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. carolastarNew MemberMember

    i have 8 so far and they are all different, yesterday i added 2 new ones and one of them it is very agresive the other one (totaly black)hides behind the heater.
    also i like to ask what are the growing standars for a fish do they grow on size?
    thanks
     
  2. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    what kind of fish are they?
     
  3. bullhorsetookNew MemberMember

    Eight definately could be too much fish if anyone of them is the wrong size. I hope no Dwarf Gouramiss, Silver Dollars, or Angels are in there.
     
  4. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    yes it all depends on what kind of fish they are. Like sure you could have 8 fish if they are small, like tetras...but if it was, say, a pirahna or something (or a giant squid ;) ) then it would not work.
     
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    carolastarNew MemberMember

    so i have 2 painted tetras
    1 neon blue gurami
    1 red platy
    2 pristella tetra
    1 kissing guramie
    1 black lyretail molly who apear dead this morning....no idea why
    and one snail
     
  6. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    Is the tank cycled? If not, that is most likely why the molly died.
     
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    carolastarNew MemberMember

    what do you mean by cycled?
    the other fishes seems to be really happy
     
  8. GunnieWell Known MemberMember





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