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Thread: no more cray

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    1 Not allowed!
    To be honest, you are pretty well stocked already with that tank...that being said, I really think you need to consider upping your zebra danio number to at least 6, at a minimum, they are a shoaling fish and do much better in groups

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    0 Not allowed!
    I know but the zebra danio schools with the mosquitofish.
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    1 Not allowed!
    Indeed it is, as a schooling species it will always look for some companionship, as the alternative of being alone is even worse for the danio. However, it would much prefer its own species to shoal with.

    I have to agree with Slaphppy though, that tank is very heavily stocked esp. with the upside down cat.

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    0 Not allowed!
    I know I know I shouldn't have one in a ten gallon but its still small and slow growing so I should upgrade before it full grown, ok you can't stop me from geting some corys because I need something to eat algae and left over food and stuff so how many and what type?
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    1 Not allowed!
    If you have left over food, try feeding less. That will also help with the algae along with larger weekly waterchanges.

    I would not put cories or any type of danio in a 10 gallon. IMO & IME, neither will do well long term in a set-up that small.

    I'm sorry to hear that your not open to all suggestions. Everyone posting in this thread is trying to help you and your fish.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    Youknow that people keep cories in 2.5 gallon betta tanks for over 1 and a half years, and when I move I am going to upgrade to a 20 gallon long or a 29 gallon.
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    Maybe it might be best to wait a little while until you get your 20 or 29 gallon then. One less move for your fish would mean less stress for them as well.

    I would suggest a little more research into the proper aquarium size for fish. It is not only based on the fully grown adult size, but also on the typical activity level and schooling needs.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Ok so I was just outside and my friends from down the street were out and i was about to take my cray to a pond and my friends ask me if they could have it and I was like yea please so I am going to keep it for the night until they can set up a kritter keeper set up for it until they get another tank and ask there dad if they could have it so I need a idea for a filter that they can setup that does not require a air pump.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Anyone hello?
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    0 Not allowed!
    Well, have you considered a small HOB?

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