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Good fish with platies
Well I have 3 platies in my 10 gallon and I think it is sorta empty. I wanna know what fish are good with platies NOT INCLUDING BETTA FISH! I put my betta fish and them together and they were bullied. So I want to stay away from betta fish. I know they are pretty ice fish to keep with other fish and I keep them in a 10 gallon with a heater at 78 degree and filter. Also do they mind water flow? Cuz i have them a whisper tetra and it has quite a strong water flow.
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Six cories is a lot of fish to add at once to a 10 gallon. If you want to avoid having a mini-cycle, I'd recommend buying the fish in two batches of three with about a week or so in between. Cories are just about the friendliest fish on the planet though, so the second group should have no problem buddying up with the first three.
Get 3 regular sized cories. Yes, ideally they should be in groups of 5 or more (6 or more with the smaller species, 10 or more with the pygmy species) but they'll do just fine as a trio. Albinos would be perfect. C. trilneatus (what's normally called a Leopard cory in the chain stores) would be fine as well. They're both pretty bullet proof. I'd shy away from Emerald (Bronchis splendens); they get a little bigger to begin with (3") and if you accidentally get Bronchis britski (*me giggles a bit about this name*), they get up to nearly 5".
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