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Small (2.5 gall) tank - suggestions for fish?

11 years ago

Hi, I have recently unearthed a very small tank from my mom's garage, and I am interested in setting up the tank to house a fish or two. The tank is 2.5 gallons, and 12x6x8". I plan on getting a small tank filter and a heater.

I understand such a small tank means maintenance will be a daily thing to prevent the tank from becoming toxic, and I will hopefully plant 1-2 live plants to help keep the water in better shape.

The obvious fish for this tank would be a betta, but I'm interested in hearing if you guys have any other suggestions? I don't want to overload the tank with too many fish, so I doubt community/schooling fish would be a good idea.

Anyways, please let me know if you have any suggestions! Thanks for your help and time. :)

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