New tank

  1. fishlurer22

    fishlurer22 New Member Member

    My sisters birthday is coming up and she just wants a small tank for a couple neon tetras. I was looking at the Top Fin Aquascene 3.5 gallo tank. Does anyone know anything about this tank and if it is good for this use or even if it is a good deal??


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  2. blusshed

    blusshed Well Known Member Member

    I'm pretty sure neons are schooling fish and need to be in a group of 6 to thrive.

    cant help on the tank, but I'd say 3.5 is too small for 6 neons.

    stick around, many others will help out!
     
  3. Coradee

    Coradee Moderator Moderator Member

    3.5 isn't big enough for neons they may be small but they do need swimming space, you could have a Betta in it but it's still a bit small imo
     


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    fishlurer22

    fishlurer22 New Member Member

    Alright thanks

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  5. AquaticBrandon

    AquaticBrandon Well Known Member Member

    A betta would be perfect


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  6. celizabethh3

    celizabethh3 Valued Member Member

    Or red cherry shrimp. :)


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  7. ricmcc

    ricmcc Well Known Member Member

    If she is new to fishkeeping, she will likely find a somewhat larger tank easier to maintain, at really not a great increase in cost---rick
     
  8. SW5

    SW5 Well Known Member Member

    I agree with rick.
    A ten gallon is a good size for a few tetras, and isn't all that expensive if you just do simple HOB filtration and nothing too fancy. Plus, ten gallons are all over the place on craigslist.
     
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    fishlurer22

    fishlurer22 New Member Member

    Thats true thanks


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  10. crawfishcrazy27

    crawfishcrazy27 Well Known Member Member

    A 10G would be good to start at since of there abundancy and the tetras would probably do well in there with a couple shrimp maybe


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  11. Guppy123

    Guppy123 New Member Member

    How about upgrading it just a tiny bit more?
    Five gallons will be a little bit better than a 3.5 gallon.