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post #1 of 4 Old 10-31-2009, 07:36 AM Thread Starter
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Bloodfin Tetra 10g capacity?

Hey guys, i was just wondering how many bloodfin tetras would be suitable in a 10g, right now i have 5 in there with an oto and im thinking ill need to get a bigger tank in the long run, any advice would be appreciated, thanks!
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Hey guys, i was just wondering how many bloodfin tetras would be suitable in a 10g, right now i have 5 in there with an oto and im thinking ill need to get a bigger tank in the long run, any advice would be appreciated, thanks!
Assuming you are regular in the weekly partial water change of 30-40%, a couple more bloodfins would be OK. Otos should be in groups, or at least 2-3, and a couple more would also be fine. You don't mention live plants, but if there are live plants that's even better.

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Assuming you are regular in the weekly partial water change of 30-40%, a couple more bloodfins would be OK. Otos should be in groups, or at least 2-3, and a couple more would also be fine. You don't mention live plants, but if there are live plants that's even better.

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Thanks for the reply, ill probably head over to my LFS next week and get an oto or two. btw, there are live plants ;)
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Thanks for the reply, ill probably head over to my LFS next week and get an oto or two. btw, there are live plants ;)
Excellent. Then 2 otos and 2-3 bloodfins are fine. Enjoy.

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