- - Angels?
|hollie ||07-01-2007 07:02 AM |
Can I comfortably house two angels, two mollies (future three, once the baby grows up) and three African Dwarf Frogs in an 8 gallon tank? Will the angels attack the frogs?
|tophat665 ||07-01-2007 09:48 AM |
Angelfish can get almost 6" long, and need a tank at least 18" high. 8 Gallons will not do it.
Female Mollies get almost 4" long.
ADFs are very sensitive to ammonia, and with an overload on an 8 gallon like that, they will croak, so to speak.
|hollie ||07-01-2007 09:50 AM |
Thanks! I'd just found out that there's not enough room in it for angels, and you confirmed it for me :)
Would the mollies and the ADFs be alright in it together? Or should I keep my guppies and ADFs in it?
|tophat665 ||07-02-2007 07:15 AM |
In an 8 gallon tank, 2 or three guppies plus ADFs at most. Mollies get too big to be comfortable, and they prefer harder water than ADFs.
|nvmyluv420 ||07-02-2007 09:44 PM |
i agree with tophat the mollies are the one youd have to worry about niping at your frog. i have mine in with a betta and its remarkable how the betta goes after other fish but will let my adf stand on top of him.
|hollie ||07-03-2007 01:53 AM |
Really? The mollies haven't shown any interest in them at all! In fact, the frogs budge them out of the way when they want to get by :p
|Lupin ||07-03-2007 02:04 AM |
Your 8 gallons won't fit all three mollies anyway.:)
|hollie ||07-03-2007 03:01 AM |
Oh dear! Well, it looks like one's going to have to find a new home!
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