Happy mom's day to me. My 10 gallon tank. The fish are happy!

These simply grow far too large for a 10 gallon tank, let alone a community tank with other fish.
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Don't let their pretty colors lure you into popping a couple into your 10-gallon tank. They are not appropriate, and they can potentially devastate any tropical fish you already own.
Both of these fish species grow too large to adequately be housed in a 10 gallon community tank.
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Of course, there are lots of other species that can fit your 10 gallon tank such as Pencilfish, Least Killifish, different types of Rasboras, Dwarf Lamprologus, Kuhli Loaches, or even other species like Apple Snails, Nerite Snails, Ghost Shrimp, and Cherry Shrimp, which can add a live splash of color to your aquarium. You should know what does a 10-gallon tank represent in the fish-keeping world?
Photo provided by FlickrTaco the betta fish, swimming around in his 10 gallon tank.
Photo provided by FlickrI have a 10 gallon tank which is currently cycling fishlessly and will be planted.
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Wondering how many fish you can have in a 10 gallon fish tank? this post will help, we cover some important points as well as some great suggestions to get you started with.Generally speaking, you can put a few larger fish, some medium fish, and quite a few small fish. As long as they all have enough room to move around, there is no real set number as to how many fish you can put in a 10 gallon tank. 10 gallons, or around 40 liters, is not a very big tank and is considered to be quite small. (We have covered our favorite 10 gallon tanks ).How many fish can I have in a 10 gallon fish tank is a common question among aquarium newcomers though it's quite an open question where there is not one definitive answer as it depends on a lot of different factors like the type of fish and size. Let's cover this question in a bit more detail and we will also give some suggestions on what we think are well suited for a 10 gallon aquarium.This does of course depend on the size of the fish. A larger fish might need up to 2 or 3 gallons of water all for itself. The trick here, when wanting to add multiple fish into a 10 gallon tank is to add mostly smaller fish because it means that you can add more of them. For this reason, we have a list of the different types of fish which are suitable to have in a 10 gallon tank, especially ones that can live together.The real question here is what kind of fish you can stock up in your 10 gallon tank. The number is something that you can really only determine from seeing it. However, that being said, a general rule of thumb is that you can have up to 2 or even 3 smaller fish for every gallon of water. A betta fish will make a great addition to a community tank. They will usually get along fine with other fish and one of them only requires a gallon of water or so. Remember, bettas are aggressive towards one another, so you can only have one betta in the 10 gallon tank.There are several different fish which you can comfortably add into a 10 gallon tank and have them living in unison. Remember that you can’t add a ton of all of these fish into your tank because there are spatial requirements. Keep in mind that two small fish should have one gallon of water, and one larger fish should have at least a gallon for itself. The math is up to you to do.These are schooling fish, which means that they like to live in groups of anywhere between 10 and 40 fish. These things are already of a decent size and a school of them needs a whole lot of room. A 10 gallon tank will not be suitable for a school of tetras, plus one tetra will most likely not survive on its own.