Is 20 gallons big enough?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by jlallard, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. jlallardValued MemberMember

    Would 20 gallons be big enough for 6 black skirt tetras, 6 Cory catfish and a dwarf gourami? I've been told it'd be okay but I want to make sure! Thanks!!!


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  2. Marie1

    Marie1Well Known MemberMember

    In a 20 long, yes. In a 20 high, no.
     
  3. hopeful fishWell Known MemberMember

    +1 to above!
     
  4. dgmirageValued MemberMember

    adequate filtration?
     
  5. jcmguy

    jcmguyValued MemberMember

    All depends on filtration.. lets say you use a sponge filter. Then no. Or you use a 100 gph filter. Then no. Make sure you get the right filter. And have the necessary bacteria established either with a fish in or fishless cycle.

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  6. TheCoolFish

    TheCoolFishValued MemberMember

    It should be fine just have a good filter


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