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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-10-2019, 01:07 AM Thread Starter
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Just set up a new 10 gal tank with 4 neon tetras, 3 ghost shrimp, a snail, and about 10 plants. I would like to go filterless, is that possible with this plant to animal ratio?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-11-2019, 09:16 PM
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Beautiful tank! I don't think I would be comfortable with fish in a filter free tank unless it looked like a jungle, to be honest. Also, those who go filterless usually keep their tanks very understocked, and you are closer to fully stocked, between the 4 fish & the mystery snail.

I look forward to reading the ideas of other, more seasoned aquarium keepers!

It's not a mystery...snails are the BEST!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-11-2019, 11:28 PM
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Nope. Need a filter.

I didn't put why did I- sorry. To save myself a lot of typing please read this from a reliable source:

https://users.cs.duke.edu/~narten/faq/hardware.html

180 g. low tech w/ wild South American cichlids, corydoras eques, and African Congo riverine tetras.
60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope
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