Thread: 5 gal stocking ideas
10-06-2012, 02:18 PM #1
5 gal stocking ideas
So, my 5 gal is empty and I am thinking about what to stock it with. Would a female betta sorority or a two male bettas with a divider work? I'm open to any ideas you guys have as I fully trust you.
10-06-2012, 02:27 PM #2
In my opinion it would not work with either option. A sorority needs at least a 10 and preferably a 20g. http://www.fishforums.com/forum/bett...rity-tank.html
And I don't think splitting a small 5g between two males is enough room for each. A 5 g would work for one male betta, or some shrimp.If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
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I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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10-06-2012, 02:32 PM #3
Ok. Thanks for the info. Any other stocking ideas?
10-06-2012, 06:41 PM #4
Shrimp, snails, and frogs are usually good companions for a betta (but some bettas are insane)
The only other fish types are microfish. And I mean truly micro...less than an inch usually.20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!
10-06-2012, 06:42 PM #5
Shrimp tank or microfish as mentioned are your best bets by far... With snails naturally.
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10-07-2012, 02:33 AM #6
My vote's for a single male betta. But then, I'm biased toward bettas ^_^;;;; Feel free to ignore me
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