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Old 03-05-2013, 07:32 AM   #1
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10g tank stocking


I have a 10g that I plan on making a planted tank, and wanted to know if this stocking would work.

6-8 corydoras habrosus
3 otos
any kind of centerpiece like neon tetra or something compatible with the cories and otos.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:23 AM   #2
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The male endlers livebearers are pretty and come in assorted colors or fancy guppies if you prefer.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:06 AM   #3
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how is the stocking?and anymore suggestions?
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:16 PM   #4
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If you keep a routine maintenance schedule, you will be fine.....especially with live plants.
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CPD's (celestial pearl danio's, also known as galaxy rasboras), Chili rasboras are also awsome fish. Really small fish (nano's) are your best options for a 10
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Sparkling gouramis?
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Sparkling gouramis?
They like to be in trio's, i'd personally say no, mabey with adequit filtration
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:00 AM   #8
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Default 10g tank stocking

Sparkling gouramis don't get larger than an inch to inch and a half. Heard they are not good with shrimp though.....so be careful if you go that route.

I like the micro rasboras route. I think I may be getting chilis for my nano.
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sparkling might eat the smaller shrimp but with lots of cover it could work. i have the danios with my shrimp and they never mess with any so that would deff be the safe route.
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So between the microrasboras, neon tetras, and celestial pearl danios, which ones could i have the most of to go along with the oto's and pygmy cories?
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deff not the neon tetras

the celestial pearl danios are a good choice, iv never kept the others. the CPD's are pretty easy to breed, idk if that is a plus or minus for you... id start with 10 of them in a 10g.
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10 of the celestial pearl's along with the cories and oto's?
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will the tank be overstocked?
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You should be ok with that. Again, you have to keep up with that maintenance schedule.
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Psuedomugils are another good choice and do well in a bit higher Ph. Pencilfish, Ruby Tetra, and Embers are some of my favs for lower Ph.
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