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  1. Default Down to two cardinals


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    Until recently, I had eight cardinal tetras (along with a few pygmy cories) in my planted 10g tank. The cardinals are around two years old, and over the past couple months they have been dying off. Water parameters are fine. Old age, I guess...I've read that they don't live very long in a non-blackwater habitat.

    Anyone have any recommendations for a nice schooling fish from the Amazon that does well in a 10g? This is a classroom tank that I have to dismantle every May anyway, so I might just let nature run its course and finish out the year with the pygmies. But it's always good to think ahead.

    Tom
    Do not rejoice over me yet, o my enemy, for even if I fall, I will rise again. Even when I dwell in darkness, the Lord will be my light. Micah 7:8

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    look into chili rasboras. Not great schoolers, but they stick together

    GREAT fish as long as they feel comfortable in the tank - my avatar is a pic of one

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    http://freshaquarium.about.com/od/ca...Panda-Cory.htm -
    http://www.fishlore.com/aquariummaga...emon-tetra.htm

    these are cute looking fishes, you can go for them if you like :)

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    i think both the lemon tetras and panda corys would outgrow a 10g though (at least a school of them would)

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    I really like those chilis....maybe one day the 10 gallon will have some, when a 20 long takes it's place...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I really like those chilis....maybe one day the 10 gallon will have some, when a 20 long takes it's place...
    That after you get some GBRs too
    • 20 gallon: Posh shrimp tank:2 panda taiwan bee shrimp, 14 F1 hybrid bee shrimps and 30 taitibee
    • 15 gallon:High tech planted tank with 7 forktail rainbow fish, 4 horned nerite snails and red cherry shrimp

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triton View Post
    i think both the lemon tetras and panda corys would outgrow a 10g though (at least a school of them would)
    Thanks for correcting me here Triton. I just considered only 1 of them but forgot there has to be a school of these fishes.

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    For you MOTM win :) - steeler58 Congrats on MOTM and new crab tank.lol - pRED For your new 10G tropical tank :) - Boundava Congrats on first MOTM 2015! - James` For passing yet another member, look at Cliff ;-) - steeler58 
    keep on Yapping - cm12setx 17,000 nuff said :) - steeler58 Superbowl weekend. - Taurus Here's to good Superbowl - steeler58 One more before the game starts ;-) - steeler58 
    superbowl 2014 - cm12setx Chocolate always helps me feel better - fishmommie Have a "mug" to mix your toddy in :) - steeler58 Back at you :) - steeler58 Cheers! - cajunqn81 
    Nobody does it better, brother! - steeler58 To celebrate reaching 18,000 posts! - wgoldfarb toasting SirYapsALot - RiversGirl To help wash down those hallucinogens :-) - Taurus thanks for being knowledgeable;) - Cubikins 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - steeler58 Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - steeler58 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - aquariumlover10 Cancer - Epilepsy - Foster Care - Gynecological Cancer - Rett Syndrome - gronlaura Breast Cancer - Birth Parents - SeaLady 

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    LOL, them too
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    Those chilis are pretty! But I'd like to stick with amazon fish...maybe next school year I'll rehome the pygmy cories and change the 10g into an Asia tank. That might be a good idea...of course, I would still need another tank for Amazon fish. This could get out of hand. :)

    Do the lemons get too big for a 10g, or are they just too active (a la zebra danios)?
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    they get up to 2" in size, while 1 would be fine, they prefer schools and a school of 2" fish in a 10g would be a little cramped

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