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Is my tank overstocked?

Discussion in 'New to the Hobby Questions and Answers' started by Cloudeia, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. Cloudeia

    Cloudeia New Member

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    Hi! I have a ten gallon tank, and I’m just wondering if it’s overstocked. I have a really good filter and all my fish seem happy and healthy, but I do have quite a few. I have
    3 cories
    4 adult guppies
    7 young guppies(around 3-4months)
    3 juveniles
    And 3 fry
     
  2. Byron

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    The mature (adult) guppies and the cories are all you can handle, and the fry will add more to the load. The cories should have a couple more, though I am hesitant to suggest it here. But they should always be in groups of at least five, more being preferable as they are very social and few can be stressful.
     
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    Cloudeia New Member

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    My oldest cory was alone for a while and I felt really bad but couldn’t afford to get him more friends(I got another one with him but he died around a month later, unknown cause). He’s a peppered cory, and I got two emerald bronze cories for him. I’m thinking of selling my guppies on kijiji or something, getting a two more peppered cories and one more green bronze so there’s three of each kind and then getting a Betta as a show fish, would the Betta harm the cories?
     

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