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Hello, i recently bought a small starter tank (1 gallon tank with a pump and light) I know its nothing crazy, but i was ...
Hello, i recently bought a small starter tank (1 gallon tank with a pump and light) I know its nothing crazy, but i was wondering if i could put any other fish besides the female Swordtail i have in there right now. I know its a small tank and i shouldnt clutter it but she looks so lonely, and im not sure what to put it because i dont want to cause problems. There is a small fake plant in there so its not super cluttered. But any help would be wonderful!
Hate to tell you, but 1 gal isn't enough for any fish, really. I'm assuming you have a nano filter?
Any more than a fish larger than 1 inch is going to be in trouble eventually. I understand it may not be economically viable at the moment, but consider getting a far larger tank compared to the 1 gallon.
Ive been on craigslist recently, and found a few 10-20 gallon tanks with everything needed around me for 50-100bucks so i will be soon to get a larger tank. The fish right now seems to be doing fine im always keeping a close eye on her and everything but she needs a bigger tank for some playmates.
Check craigs list..can find some cheap tanks there now and then ;) And walmarts arent even that expensive, upping it to a 10 gallon would give you tons of options, a 1 gallon isnt even really good enough for a betta =X
Thanks for the replys this forum is a great help with everything! I was at walmart and they didnt have anything but filters, and some bigger tanks then im looking for (50+ gallons). Are there any online stores that sell cheap tanks similar to a wholesale type?
Yes now that i've been doing some real research it seems like i've bought a "betta" tank. This is my first real fish and was a impulse buy and i didn't know that id want to get into fish as much as i thought so i didn't do any real research. Also, the fish might have been around males prior to me buying her, how long would it take IF there is a possiblility of fry?