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Old 02-04-2013, 11:49 PM   #1
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Rummy nose tetra in 20 gallon long


Can rummy nose tetras be kept in a 20 gallon long? And if so, how many? Thanks.
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:55 PM   #2
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Can rummy nose tetras be kept in a 20 gallon long? And if so, how many? Thanks.
I have probably 12 - 15 in mine.

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Old 02-05-2013, 12:06 AM   #3
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Absolutely. At least 10.
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i have 12 in mine. with a handful of cory's
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They're pretty sensitive to water parameter fluctuations so... keeping them in a smaller tank is always a risk. I never had much luck when I had them in my old 20gal, but then, I wasn't a very experienced aquarium-keeper at the time. They should be fine as long as your water is stable.
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I have probably 12 - 15 in mine.

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I better add more in my 75G if you have 15 in just a 20L ha. I only have 20 at the moment.
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I was hoping to hear I could at least keep a dozen. I'm still wondering what the maximum amount is, though.
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They're pretty sensitive to water parameter fluctuations so... keeping them in a smaller tank is always a risk. I never had much luck when I had them in my old 20gal, but then, I wasn't a very experienced aquarium-keeper at the time. They should be fine as long as your water is stable.
Would a well established tank that undergoes EI dosing (therefor 50% weekly water changes) be considered stable?
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How long has your tank been set up?
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:17 PM   #10
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How long has your tank been set up?
Going on 4 months.
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