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More Neon Tetras a Bad Idea!?

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Would getting 4 more neon tetras be a bad idea for my tank? How often would I have to do water changes?

Currently have 10g heavily planted tank. I do 20-40% water changes weekly.
2 Dwarf Gouramis, 3 Corydoras, and 6 Neon Tetras

Check out a video of my tank:

Thank you in advance for the advice!! :smile2:
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I have 26 neons in a 10g QT. They do not seem crowded. The neons will actually do better with a larger school.

If you don't feed the tank any more, there will not be any more biological load. The extra food you have to add for the four neons is how much more filtration you need. My guess is that this would be good for your tank, as long as you don't overfeed and stay up on water changes.

The only issue I see with your tank is 2x dwarf gourami in a 10g. If they haven't started fighting or breeding, they will, then everything else will be in danger.

Larger tank, more neons, or get rid of a gourami.
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