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How many of these fish can I have in 70 litres?

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Itsmeaga1n Sat 08-Sep-18 00:52:51

I have a Juwel 70 litre tank. Currently have 5 Endlers, 2 red whiptails and 2 dwarf rainbows.

I'd like to add another dwarf rainbow at least as one is chasing the other, I originally had 3 but one died, they weren't chasing up to that point. Fairly sure both are male due to fin colour.

I'd also like to add a few cardinal tetras for colour.

Ideas on numbers?

Karmin Sat 08-Sep-18 11:59:08

From Aqadvisor - 6 Cardinal Tetra's take you to 98% stocked

Warning: Common Whiptail Catfish is not recommended for your tank - it may eventually outgrow your tank space, potentially reaching up to 5.9 inches.
Warning: At least 5 x Dwarf Rainbowfish are recommended in a group.

Recommended temperature range: 24 - 25 C. [Display in Farenheit]
Recommended pH range: 6 - 7.4.
Recommended hardness range: 5 - 15 dH.

Recommended water change schedule: 44% per week.
Your aquarium stocking level is 98%

Itsmeaga1n Sat 08-Sep-18 12:54:02

Thanks. I bought the red whiptails from my local shop, I'm sure he said the red whiptails won't grow any bigger, they're about 3 inches.

My water's about 27 degrees, is that too warm?

bunnygeek Mon 17-Sep-18 15:23:49

A true Red Lizard Whiptail should max out at 4". As long as you have a decent filter (catfish can poop a lot), you should be ok.
www.planetcatfish.com/common/species.php?species_id=747

You may be able to squeeze in 3 more Rainbows just to make their group a bit happier but I wouldn't add anything else.

Maybe it's tank upgrade time instead ;)

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