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Thread: Found a 5g hex!

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    So whilst rumaging through the garage today i found a little 5g hex tank, apprantly it used to have a gold fish in it when i was young

    I gave it abit of a clean and filled it up and its holding water perfectly, glass is all good with a few little scratches

    so im thinking of setting it up somewhere with a betta in it

    what do you guys think would it be big enough?

    I dont know ive never kept a betta or perhaps you could suggest something else to go in there?
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    5g hex would be fine for a Betta.

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    Excellent what else would fit in it if i didnt go with a betta?
    30g Planted - Rocky Balbetta, albino corys, Neons, Bolivian rams
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    Perfect. They come in little cups and would be over joyed to have 5 whole gallons.

    Good find! Wish I could find something useful in my garage. All I find is old ladies diapers. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Futureboy
    Excellent what else would fit in it if i didnt go with a betta?
    You could do a scaped shrimp tank.....
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    Lol ah well is a nice little tank too
    30g Planted - Rocky Balbetta, albino corys, Neons, Bolivian rams
    55g - Australian perch, Medium crayfish, elodia
    10g - holding tank
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    A 5g would be great for a betta or shrimp. I've never really thought about having an all shrimp tank but after seeing the POTM pics from this month I might consider it.
    My tank:
    20g long - 8 Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 2 Corydoras brevirostris, 2 Corydoras agassizii, 1 Corydoras trilineatus named Julian

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    its good for a betta. you can get a betta, and 3-5 shrimp, plus a few hardy plants (java fern for example)

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