Stocking Options

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by Milliemae124, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. Milliemae124Valued MemberMember

    Hi so I’m thinking of getting this 29 litre tank but I don’t know what to do for stocking, I know that 6 gallons isn’t a lot.  

    1 betta
    3-4 corydoras habrosous

    Would this be an ok stocking? If not then I am happy to just have the betta and a nerite snail. :)
  2. Abby565Valued MemberMember

    Just keep it to a Betta and a Nerite Snail. The Cories need a 20g and a school of at least 6. Also for a successful Betta community you would need a 20g.
  3. Milliemae124Valued MemberMember

    Ok thank you :)
  4. WildsideValued MemberMember


    Depending on how planted your tank is you could also try some shrimps (Red cherries, ghost), they can add some color. I've found that they tend to ignore them.
  5. Milliemae124Valued MemberMember

    Ok thank you, I think I am going to look into some red cherry shrimp :)
  6. WildsideValued MemberMember

    If you decide to get some. I'd advise starting with just a couple. Just to see if he tries to eat them. I've had about 8 bettas and not one has ever eaten a shrimp. Some people have had a couple of issues however so it's best not to just buy a lot of expensive snacks.

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