What To Do With 10g?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by ShawnFish, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. ShawnFish

    ShawnFishValued MemberMember

    I have a 10g that has been up awhile, and now i have to stock again. Which should i go with?
    -planted corydoras habrosus tank, 6 corydoras
    -planted tank, 1 apistogramma cacatuoides pair or other apisto pair
    -planted shelldweller tank with multifasciatus or signatus
     
  2. Sarah73

    Sarah73Fishlore VIPMember

    No cories go in a 10 gallon. Minimum is 15 gallon if they are dwarf cories. There are many reasons why they need to be in at least 20 gallons if you get regular cories. I would suggest the planted tank with an apisto pair. @Anders247
     
  3. mollybabesWell Known MemberMember

    I have a 10g with some shrimp some harlequins and neons. Maybe you could try that
     




  4. april_fish

    april_fishValued MemberMember

    Neon tetras need at least 15 gallons if not 20 gallons.
     




  5. BottomDweller

    BottomDwellerFishlore VIPMember

    So do the harlequins

    I would put 3 ADF in this tank maybe with a couple of snails
     
  6. Stephen HiattWell Known MemberMember

    How about something more interesting and unique?
    Heavily planted tank:
    12 Celestial Pearl Danios
    1 Stiphodon Ornatus
    10 Dream Blue Velvet Shrimp
     
  7. TexasDomer

    TexasDomerFishlore LegendMember

  8. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    Is it a standard 10 gallon? If not, what're the dimensions?
     
  9. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Any updates?
     
  10. OP
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    ShawnFish

    ShawnFishValued MemberMember

    What about the shellies?
     
  11. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Shellies would work but I'm not sure how they'd do with plants.
     
  12. OP
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    ShawnFish

    ShawnFishValued MemberMember

    I saw a beautiful planted shellie tank once.
     
  13. BettaPonic

    BettaPonicWell Known MemberMember

    You could try Livebearers. You could keep a large amount. You would get to watch generations of them. You would get to see cute fry.
    5 gallon
    Heterandria formosa – Least Killifish
    Neoheterandria elegans – Tiger Teddy
    poecilopsis-gracilus

    10 gallon
    Girardinus metallicus – Metallic Girardinus
    Limia nigrofasciata (Hump-backed Limia, Black-barred Limia)
    Poecilia wingei – Endler’s Livebearer


    You could keep Livebearers. They do great with plants. You would get to watch them breed and grow up. You would get to see cute fry. I would recommend aquabid as a source.
     
  14. OP
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    ShawnFish

    ShawnFishValued MemberMember

    I dont do livebearers, they have never held my intrest.
     




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