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    Got a 12 gal Fluval Edge since I have very little space since it was largest volume currently only 17"wide & 14.3"deep but 22" tall. I'm going to have my mild mannered male betta, 10 harlequin rasboras, & a zebra nerite. Does anyone know a bottom feeder that I can add to this small community tank?

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    Honestly, I can't think of any fish that would fit the bill for a small tank like that. Even smaller cories need a good sized group because they school. Plecos of any kind would be too big, ottos need a group too. Maybe there's something I'm not thinking of.

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    because corys school they need room on the bottom which I do not think a tank that size has. I also cannot think of a bottom feeder that is small enough to fit in that tank comfortably.

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    Bottom feeders are not necessary. I was into this hobby for 5 years before ever having my first bottom feeder.

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    Well, if nothing else, I will recommend shrimps if you really want some bottom feeders.
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    Well, if nothing else, I will recommend shrimps if you really want some bottom feeders.
    Me too, Btw this may or may not still result in a well fed betta and a shrimpless tank.
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