Keeping fish in pico tanks

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  1. Matt

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    I have a small pico tank I was given as a gift. (it is approximately 8L total volume) - hence PICO.

    Is there any chance I could keep 3-4 neon tetra's in it and do weekly water changes to maintain good water quality?
     
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  3. dougbb

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    not sure abuot neons, think they like bigger schools..not certain. Maybe try some galaxy rasbora, ask dolphin about their availability...not sure if other sponsors have or not...

    cheers
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    Well i can easily do 2L water changes weekly - 25% water change weekly

    Can I keep this tank with say 4-6 neons?
     
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    In such a small tank, I'd be doing daily 25% water changes... I assume there is no filtration on such small tanks?

    Anyway, I'd keep White Cloud Mountain Minnows in that size container. They might even breed in there. They don't need a heater, so they'd be fine in winter...
     
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    2nd the white cloud mountain minnows!
     

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