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07-29-2011, 04:36 PM #1
I had my first experience keeping Ottos. I added them to my 20 gallon community tank and they are really neat! I love watching them swim around. Swim swim swim, STICK! Swim swim swim, STICK!
I was wondering how many of these do you think would comfortably fit in a Fluval Edge (6.6gal) as the only stock. I was thinking ~12 of them would fit in there comfortably. I've designed the tank with PVC caves and driftwood with some M. Minuta. I was originally going to make this shrimp tank, but after watching the Ottos I would love to just have several of those in there.
07-29-2011, 04:37 PM #2
07-29-2011, 04:44 PM #3
I wasn't going to just stick them in there without feeding them. I was assuming I could just give them the NLS Algae Wafers.
07-31-2011, 02:14 AM #4
20 otos in a 10g made for baby otos. I moved the adults to my 75 after a couple of months quarantine and found more otos a few weeks later. Not many.
Personally I'd go with six in your Edge and see how it goes for a while. You can also add shrimp as Otos are the only fish that is known to never eat shrimp.
07-31-2011, 03:14 AM #5
08-01-2011, 02:47 AM #6
Thank you all for your input.
I have put 8 Otto's and 8 Pygmy Cory's in the tank. They all love the little tunnels and schoaling together.
08-01-2011, 03:31 AM #7