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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 04:46 AM Thread Starter
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Stocking future 5-10gallon

This would be a fairly densely planted 5-10 gallon. Im thinking I could do a shoal of pygmy corys or false Juliis and a pair of badis badis, or dario dario (biggest debate point really like them both). Also a small school of some sort of small of tetra or rasbora or not if thats too many fish.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 03:05 PM
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Tetras won't do so well in a small tank like that.

Corydoras pygmaeus would be okay (6-10 of them) in a minimum of 10 gallons of water.

Dario dario would be a nice, colorful choice.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! I was also thinking of Badis badis. I want to add a trio (1 male 2 females) but i'm having trouble finding females for sale.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 06:35 PM
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If you did a 10 gallon how about ember tetras? Embers stay really small, and with good conditions I heard they get a great orange color and are one of the more underrated tetras out there. I have always wanted to do a 10 gallon with pygmies and ember tetras!
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