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post #1 of 3 Old 01-27-2011, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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Help with cycling and stocking a 3 gallon aquarium

I gave my small tank to my nephew and need some advice to offer him as far as his fish options. I know about Bettas and feel fine about recommending them.
If he wants more than one fish, then I'm not sure what to tell him. If hr wants a pair or a group of 3 very small fish then would he start with just one for the cycling? How would only one of a group of 3 do alone? What about glofish?
Could you offer me a couple of scenarios for me to suggest to him?
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-27-2011, 02:21 PM
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A Betta or Shrimp is the only thing I would put in a 3 gallon tank.
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-27-2011, 04:07 PM
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I agree a 3 gallon is way to small for any other fish.

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