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Old 01-15-2010, 08:50 PM   #1
 
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Balloon Molliys

Ok so my girlfriend got her mom a 10 gallon starter kit for christmas, I helped them set it up and got it cycling. So about a week ago we took her to get fish and she picked out Balloon Mollys. So she has 3 in it now. I was wondering what kind of catfish or maybe shrimp or snails or something would be best to with them?
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Old 01-16-2010, 01:08 AM   #2
 
Hello---I've tried many different types of Corys with my Balloon Mollies: Sterbai, Skunk, Bronze, Sangamas and Peppered. They all get along well. Best of luck with your mollies! They're my favorite livebearer.
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Old 01-16-2010, 10:56 AM   #3
 
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Thankyou for the info. Much appreciated, but the only thing is its a 10 gallon tank and i know Corys are shoaling fish and like to be in groups. I was looking for a catfish or something that wont grow too big for the tank and will get along with the Balloon Mollys. One that can be by itself.
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Old 01-16-2010, 01:25 PM   #4
 
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I really like my gold mystery snail. They're non-invasive, and really cool to watch.
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Old 01-16-2010, 02:23 PM   #5
 
Hmm I'm not sure you could get a small enough catfish for a 10 gallon. Maybe a couple of guppies if theres room? Or are you wanting more of a bottom dweller?
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Old 01-16-2010, 08:47 PM   #6
 
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@ La Reina - I may end up getting a snail or two.

@ 1stAquarium - Yea, im looking for something that would clean some of the missed food and waste in the tank and could also be fun or interesting to watch.

Thanks for the replys.
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Old 01-17-2010, 11:43 AM   #7
 
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Yay! Good luck with them! :) I think they're funky. Mine jumps off the plants in my aquarium. "Warning! Beware of flying snails!"
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Old 01-17-2010, 02:18 PM   #8
 
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Mine jumps off the plants in my aquarium. "Warning! Beware of flying snails!"
Thats gotta be funny to see.
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