10 gal community tank

VelvetBetta

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I got a betta (velvet thunder) about a mount ago since then I have added 5 harliquen rasboras and 6 glow light tetras. Thunder was fine with this he still acts the same and does not chance or attack them. I was thinking of getting some Pygmy corydoras and I was wondering how many I should get or if my tank is already too full. I have two live plants in there too.
 

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Sadly 12 fish is too much for your tank. So please do not get anymore. What are the parameters for your tank? Having that many fish in a 10g tank can cause an unhealthy situation.

Please provide the following readings.

Ammonia

Nitrite

Nitrate

PH

Hardness of Water (Can be discovered by doing a quick google search)

Water temp
 
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My tank is 25cm x 35cm and 30cm deep.
I had my water tested about a week ago at my local pet store.
ammonia < 0.1mg
Nitrate 30
Nitrite 0
PH 6.8
Harness of water 20mg/L
Water temp 24

Do yo junk I should remove some of my fish? I don't want them to get sick or die.
 

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My tank is 25cm x 35cm and 30cm deep.
I had my water tested about a week ago at my local pet store.
ammonia < 0.1mg
Nitrate 30
Nitrite 0
PH 6.8
Harness of water 20mg/L
Water temp 24

Do yo junk I should remove some of my fish? I don't want them to get sick or die.
I suggest purchasing your own liquid test kit as most pet store testing is unreliable. For a tank like yours you would need routine testing. Results from a week ago could be drastically different now. You can purchase API freshwater test kit for less than 30$. It's even cheaper on amazon. These test kits are very accurate with easy instructions to follow and you get A TON of tests out of this small container so you'll save money by using it instead of test strips. A small box of 10 test strips at my LFS costs around 8$ after tax. So I can get 16-24 test strips (only 24 tests able to be done) or get a kit and get ten times the amount for the same money.

Nitrates, Ammonia, and Nitrites should be zero. I recommend an immediate water change. I'd do either two small amounts of 20% to 30% back to back or one large 50% if you are able.
 

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