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post #1 of 6 Old 10-20-2008, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
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I have a ten gallon tank with four neons and five zebra danios. I would be so happy if i could fit a ram in there? Or am i just dreaming thanks

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post #2 of 6 Old 10-20-2008, 03:40 PM
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Rams are great fish but you should keep dreaming until you can get a larger tank. Your 10G is nearly at its limits as far as stocking. You could easily get another neon or danio. My opinion is a ram should have at least a 20G...but that's just my opinion.

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-20-2008, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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Thats what i was thinking anyway. I think ill stick to danios. even though they are very common, they have to be one of my favorite fish. Thanks

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post #4 of 6 Old 10-20-2008, 04:25 PM
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I've also got Danios, and while they may not be my favorite fish they are certainly entertaining. I have one that schools with my barbs. They are crazy little fish.

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post #5 of 6 Old 10-21-2008, 12:06 PM
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yea i think rams should have at least 15-20 gallons...they are gorgeous, just got 2 yesterday. As for the danios, they are most definately entertaining. We have some on display at the pet shop I work at and they like to swim through my fingers like a circus act. They aren't afraid of me at all!

14gallon(heavily planted)- 1 Blue Ram, 5 Green Tiger Barbs, 1
Spotted Raphael Catfish, 1 Bumble Bee Catfish, 2 Golden
Chinese Algae Eater
1gallon- Blue/Orange Betta-male
Large Vase #1- Blue/Yellow Betta-male
Large Vase #2- Blue/Black Betta-male
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post #6 of 6 Old 11-11-2008, 12:37 AM
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Rams in a 10 Gal.

I keep Rams in a 10 gal. But only a pair and only for breeding..

1- 90 Gal Planted
1 - 30 Gal Breeder
5 - 10 Gal
1 - 5 gal Show Tank
7 - Betta jars
7 Angelfish
,4 Black Veil ,1 Gold , 1 Silver Pearl scale , 1 Marble
7 Discus
, 1 Marlboro Red , 2 Gold Snake Skin , 3 Blue Snake Skin
2 Adult Bristol Nose Plecos with 6 1.5 inch young
6 Blue Ram Cichlid
2 Moscow Black Guppy's
167 Baby Betta's
9 adult Betta's
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