Nano tank stocking

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by 4ftaqauriumman, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. 4ftaqauriummanNew MemberMember

    So I have a small 25 litre tank and am wanting to put some fish in it.
    What are some small fish that can be bred in there?

    I was thinking Blue Rams

  2. FallenOwl

    FallenOwlWell Known MemberMember

    Blue rams might not be happy in this tank.
    You may be able to put some small tetra(s) in there
    Maybe White Cloud Minnows (3-5 of them)
    You could also do 3 female guppies, 1 male.
  3. Protim Sarkar

    Protim SarkarWell Known MemberMember

    There would be a population explosion if you keep the guppies. And then your tank would be overstocked.
    White Cloud Minnows are suitable and also they are very hardy .
  4. Pikachu13131

    Pikachu13131Valued MemberMember

  5. Themaniac19Valued MemberMember

    I think guppies and the rams are too active for a tank of this size. Endlers and small killifish (if they can be kept in such a small tank) are probably the only fish that can be easily bred in a tank so small. You could do a betta or a small goby.
  6. OP

    4ftaqauriummanNew MemberMember

    What kind of plants would you suggest for this 6.6 gallon tank?
    I am new to small tanks.
    I have also purchased a pro led z series, which has a colour temperature of 8000 to 10000k

    Also I will probably be keeping shrimp in this tank.
    And how many hours of light would you recommend?
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 12, 2016
  7. FallenOwl

    FallenOwlWell Known MemberMember

    6-8 hours is a good amount so that its harder for algae to grow
  8. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    I would not keep blue rams, white cloud mountain minnows, or guppies in a 6 gallon tank. WCMMs also should be kept in groups of 6+ not 3-4.

    WCMMs need a 15 gallon minimum, same with the rams, and guppies need a 10g min.

    I would get a betta, nothing else.

    If you really want to breed then small species of killifish would be your best bet.

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