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View Poll Results: What fish should I add to my 10g?

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  • Kuhli Loaches

    4 23.53%
  • Bronze Corys

    3 17.65%
  • Ghost Shrimp

    2 11.76%
  • Ottos

    8 47.06%
  • Other

    0 0%
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  1. #1

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    So I posted a thread awhile ago about kuhli loaches. I have a 10 gallon with a dwarf gourami in it currently. I'm probably gonna get some kuhli's for it but the don't have any at the LFS and probably won't have any for awhile. So here's a poll on what you think I should put in the tank. I'm kinda hoping for fish but I'll put shrimp on the list too. They didn't have pygmy corys and they never have had them. They are supposed to get kuhli's soon. All the fish on the list are or will be available. If you choose other, please explain.
    Last edited by Pleco380; 08-04-2010 at 12:17 AM.
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    I would do the kuhlis or the ottos. i dont like ghost shrimp and bronzes get way to big.

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    Aren't ottos quite sensitive to water quality?
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    In my opinion, both bronze corys and kuhli loaches are too big for a 10g tank, especially since they both like to be in groups. That leaves shrimp and otos, and since you said you preferred a fish, I voted for otos.
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    I heard that kuhli's have a low bioload. Are otto's quite difficult to care for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pleco380
    I heard that kuhli's have a low bioload. Are otto's quite difficult to care for?
    Not much more than shrimp are. Oto's seem to die for no reason, especially when added to new tanks.
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    I keep my kuhlis in a tank with a small footprint, and wouldn't recommend keeping them in a tank that small. They can be very active.
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    Oh and my vote was for otos, they don't get very big.
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    I have a zebra shrimp in the 80 gallon. He's always been fine. Almost all of my water tests in all my tanks are perfect. I do weekly WC's and never miss one. So I would think ottos would be okay for me. Is 80-82 okay for temp. It gets hot in the day then drops a few degrees at night. Also, some tank details: The substate is gravel, there is 1 live plant, 1 plastic plant, 2 decorations. There is currently 1 blue powder dwarf gourami in the tank. There is a heater and AC 20 filter. The tank is cycled.
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    Ottos and corys are currently tied for 1st. If I got corys how many do I get? If I got ottos how many do I get?
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