stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

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What do u guys think I should do? I'm thinking a dwarf gourami and neon netras, ghost shrimp, and a snail, I'll post pics after getting the fish
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Rocksor replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

1 betta

or maybe a pair of shell dwelling african cichlids

or shrimp
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jnet replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

I would say a betta, maybe killifish but that is tiny. Nice but real small.

Shrimp is good idea but you cant put alot in there

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Sam Hain replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

Rocksor wrote: 1 betta

or maybe a pair of shell dwelling african cichlids

or shrimp

I like those shell dwellers. I have a 14g bio cube that would be perfect for them. Think I may look into them.
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sdraiders619 replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

Thanks guys I think I might go with three dwarf gouramis (one of each color variant, flame red, powder blue, and regular) then some ghost shrimp and a mystery snail
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Rocksor replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

even when the 1" of fish per gallon myth, you are overstocking
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sdraiders619 replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

How is that possibly the max size a dward gourami gets is 2 inches but they are more commonly found at 1.5, and my tank is densely planted as well.

And 1 mystery snail and a couple ghost shrimp wont contrubute to the bio load almost at alliance
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Rocksor replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

I've owned quite a few easily pushing close to 3", and that's the size I bought them from a pet store.
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sdraiders619 replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

m.voices.yahoo.com/dwarf-gourami-colisa-lalia-complete-care-guide-3782756.html

This is only 1 of the many web sites I looked at saying 2 inches is the max, I respect our opinion and believe u but I would say the average is closer to 1.5-1.75 full grown
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ehall67 replied the topic: stocking an 8 gallon bio orb

thats a cool looking tank

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