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  1. 10 gallon stocking?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    This is my first ever tank as I'm new to this hobby, but I've done loads and loads of thorough research to prepare myself. The only info I haven't been able to find is how exactly I could stock my tank, as there are so many different variables that go into decisions like this. I have a 10 gallon...
  2. How many in a 10 gallon tank.

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, So I have a 10 gallon tank, and I used to have 1 male betta, and 6 Otos. my betta died earlier this year, and I want to make my tank a community tank now. I have some fish in mind, but to not make it a crowded tank, I don't know how many I can put in my tank. I know that the rule of...
  3. Emerald Cory Cat

    Catfish
    Hi, all! I just started my first tank a few months back. It is a 10 gallon freshwater tank and currently has an Emerald Cory Cat, a shrimp, three plants, a medium piece of aquatic wood, three small moss balls, and two little houses! I would like to get more cory cats as I have learned on here...
  4. New is for my 10 g planted? Betta maybe?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey all, It's been quite awhile, but I'm on spring break so I've got awhile to give my tanks a boost My planted 10g has been running for a few years now, and I need to restock since I no longer have any top level fish. All that's in it right now is a snail, an oto, a black kuhli, and two amano...
  5. How to Acclimate Betta??

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Im moving my male veil tail betta from a 2.5 gallon unfiltered tank to a 10 gallon cycled tank. I am new to the fish keeping hobby so I wanted to know how to acclimate him to the 10 gallon. It is a heated tank and the 2.5 doesn't have a heater, so there is quite a temperature difference. Another...
  6. Right Size Plants for a 10 gallon tank

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    What would be the right size plant for a 10 gal. tank? Right now I'm looking into buying one or two that will fit easily and won't be too much trouble.
  7. Got back into it after long time...

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello all! The last time I kept fish (20 gal. rect. tank) for my family was several years ago when I was maybe 10-14 years old. It is a wonder how any of my fish survived back then considering how much bad/incorrect information we had. I read a lot on this site and other sites. I figured I...
  8. New stocking ideas for the 10g

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hey guys, I am trying to decide on some new fish for the 10g. After a year of my dwarf puffer and balloon Molly living together happily, the puffer died. I don't know why, he just suddenly stopped eying good and got super emaciated. I think he may have had some sort of internal damage from...
  9. 55 Gallon Freshwater tank with sump

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I am going to set up a 55 gallon tank in the upcoming months and would like to add a sump with refugium. What do you think of my plan, please advise me with what i should do to make it better. thank you the big rectangles that are colored in black will be the acrylic dividers that i will attach...
  10. Small community Vivarium setup idea

    Vivariums and Reptiles
    Sometime in the distant future, I would love to tun my 10g into a vivarium, half water half land with live plants and such. My idea was to look something like this picture...but not near as nice and smaller lol, and the land would slope into the water, not be a sharp drop off. I would also like...
  11. Which Type of Dwarf Cory?

    Catfish
    Hi! So I have officially decided to keep some type of dwarf cories in my 10 gallon tank. I am deciding between the c. habrosus, hastatus, and pymaeous. I like the look of the habrosus the most, but I heard that the pygmaeous is hardier. I am new, so I definitely am not ready for fragile little...
  12. Starting new 10 gallon freshwater tank!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello all! I am starting a new tank. 10 gallons to be specific! Right now it is all i can afford because bigger is quite expensive. I would love 30 but i dont want to spend anything over 50$...anyways I would like to know (like in my saltwater new tank help) What i need and What i can put in...
  13. species for a 10 gallon..?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i have an empty ten gallon aquarium, i have no equipment or anything yet, im planning on making it around a species or two? i have a 12 gallon planted community and a 55 african cichlid tank so i would want something different, i was thinking a species tank or maybe two small species... i kinda...
  14. Pleco bloated with possible ammonia burn, help!

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    A friend of mine purchased a pleco over the summer, but had to leave it at her parents' house when she returned to college. They had the ten gallon from late august until this past weekend (a little more than a month), and when my friend got to see the tank again, it was in horrific condition...
  15. Would like feedback on how my 10 gallon tank is stocked. Advice, potential issues,etc

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello, I have a 10 gallon tank with a Aqueon QuietFlow 10 Power Filter. Substrate: aquarium sand and medium sized gravel in some patches "Decorations": Driftwood, rocks, and all live plants (not sure how many but lots and 5 different species) Stock: 5 Glowlight tetras, 1 male betta, 1 ghost...
  16. Cardinal Tetras are breathing very fast and always hiding

    Characins
    Hi I have a 10 gallon aquarium setup for about 2 months now. A month ago I added 6 Cardinal Tetras with my 3 cory cats. I acclimated the Cardinals for 2 hours by slowly adding water to the bag. After adding them I only lost one but for the month I've had them all they do is hide in the back of...
  17. New 10 gallon tank for beginner

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I'm a beginner and have only had simple little goldfish and betta tanks that never really worked out. I'm interested in getting a 10 gallon community tank. I've looked at a few different kinds of fish and have been interested in getting: 1 sparkling gourami, 3-4 white cloud minnows, 2...
  18. 10 gal. cycling question

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi! Thanks in advance for your help. I'm cycling a 10 gal., Aquaclear 30 filter with 2 sponges, set on low (still puts out good water flow) and today is day 16. Alas, I don't have ammonia or nitrite test kits. Nitrates are steady over the past 2 or 3 days at 10ppm ?? I have put in a very...
  19. Hi!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone! Glad to be here on this site among all of you. I'm writing from Massachusetts. I'm back in the hobby again - been cycling a 10 gal. for 12 days or so. I'm hoping for a nice mini planted tank that's in good balance. I read the series on planted tanks, chemistry, etc., with...
  20. 10 gallon stocking

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi before i ask my question to stop people from telling me things i don't need to hear. I am not concerned about how small the footprint is in my aquarium I'm just asking about bio load stocking. I have a 10 gallon freshwater tank with two penguin 100 HOB filters heated. I used aqadvisor to...
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