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Old 05-17-2013, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by DJEtzel View Post
Guess that's aquariums for ya.
Can be said for any hobby :P

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Old 05-18-2013, 03:06 AM
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I obviously agree bristlenose can be kept in a 10g (unless you don't plan on supplementing their diet, then they need more space). They need surfaces to shuffle along more than they need swimming space, so a 10 g with lots of broad-leafed plants, rock, etc. works IMO.

Most of my bettas have been homicidal toward the zebra danios, so just based on my experience I wouldn't try them with tetras. My bettas have all hunted my shrimp, but the gouramis were the killers.

And just to be clear, I wasn't recommending gouramis with bettas! I was just trying to give an idea of the bioload a sponge filter can support. Although mine do get along swimmingly ( HAR HAR HAR). I only moved the betta there because I feared for her in another tank, and they've been completely indifferent to one another. Now, inter-gourami relations aren't as smooth, but there is never any damage to anyone.
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