Really Very Small Aquarium....

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Manjit, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. ManjitValued MemberMember

    Hi guy's.... I am having trouble regarding stocking a very small aquarium...
    I have come across a very small sized aquarium kept in my store room...
    Which is 1feet in lenght 1 feet in width and 1feet in height....
    It has a undergravel filter...
    Can you help me regarding what to keep in it...
  2. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

  3. Demeter

    DemeterFishlore VIPMember

    Perhaps some cherry shrimp, or a single betta. Not much else will do well in that small a tank. With it being so small you would have to do more frequent maintenance seeing as how it would be so easy for things to fluctuate.

  4. FishFish221

    FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

    The aquarium is 7.5 gallons. You could keep:
    shrimp colony

  5. Floundering_Around

    Floundering_AroundWell Known MemberMember

    The mods have a stocking list for 5 gallon aquariums. Since this is a 7.5 gall9n, check out that list
  6. OnTheFlyWell Known MemberMember

    You sure it's 7.5 G? Sounds about 5G without looking at a calculator.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2017
  7. Floundering_Around

    Floundering_AroundWell Known MemberMember

    Stocking List For 5 Gallon Nano Aquariums

    I would say it's bigger than 5.5 bc mine is smaller than those dimensions
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 14, 2017
  8. FishFish221

    FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

    With a calculator its 7.5 gallons
  9. BeanFish

    BeanFishWell Known MemberMember

    30x30x30 = 27,000
    The tank is 27 liters, about 7.g5 gal. I have actually thought about buying one of those for a little furniture I have in the house. I was planning to stock it with shrimp.
  10. FreshWaters

    FreshWatersValued MemberMember

    Small plants ,small snails and shrimp
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 9, 2017
  11. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    The dimensions aren't great for fish. I'd recommend something a bit longer for a betta.
  12. Obi3ice

    Obi3iceValued MemberMember

    serious? and i thought my 2G bowl was small.
  13. ChiefBrodyValued MemberMember

    Plants definitely. Anacharis, anubias, maybe a sword, ludwigia - more plants means more fish as they'll eat the waste produced. Also maybe some emersed growth on the top as it's a smaller tank. Anubias and bucephalandra are good for this. Also pothos if you're on a budget. Then a small school of fish (neons or CPD's)or a large group of neocardinia of your choice. And for the centerpiece a big male betta - again your choice but shop around there's so many beautiful ones
  14. bgclarke

    bgclarkeWell Known MemberMember

    My DBP 12x12x12 rimless cubes are listed as 7.5 gallons.
  15. OP

    ManjitValued MemberMember

    thanks guys for your suggetions...
    I was also thinking about few plants and a betta....

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