Hi I am new to fish keeping and so I am looking to joining this community. I moved to an apartment that doesn't allow pets but does allow an aquarium no bigger than 10 gallons. Pretty strict rules but I follow them. I hope to have a big salt water aquarium one day but for now I enjoy my 10 gallon tank. Ill provide pics later. So I have a ten gallon tank with all equipment needed and heater.
- 6 Neon Tetras
So far I have had two deaths (which I replaced yesterday to make a total of 6 again) both happened the same way. They both stayed near the top of the tank away from the rest of the tetras for a couple of days then died. Not sure why. Other than that they provide nice colors and I think they keep my Betta from being bored.
- 1 Male Betta
My favorite. I named him Phil because he is always near the FILter. :P He has personality for sure. He likes to bully the neons sometimes but has never bit them as far as I know. Hes cool cuz he will eat from the top, middle, and I have even seen him eat off the rocks.
- 2 Mystery Snails
Wow I've only has these a couple of days but they are amazing. I might get more if the ghost shrimp ever become fewer. They are the coolest to watch. Love them.
- 8 Ghost Shrimp (2 preg)
They were 10 for a dollar so I couldn't resist. I know they was probably too much but to be honest I thought my betta would have ate a few but so far nope. 2 are preg and I wish I knew for how long. I can't find how long they hold the eggs in them on the net.
I have a decent rock with two holes they the tetras and betta swim thru. I also have 5 water plant seeds they still havent sprouted but i see roots growing on 2 of them so hopefully soon. So you think I could add another snail or 2? I would like to keep 6-7 Tetras, 1 betta, and 3-4 snails at the most. I dont plan to keep the ghost shrimp stocked if this generation ever dies off. Ill try to get pics soon! Please Rate my tank. Oh I do not have a test kit for PH or anything but the pet store said that with a 10 gallon and the fish I have it shouldnt be a problem with weekly water changes. Thanks.