How Many Fish Per Gallon of Water?


You can keep fish as pets in your home; they are normally kept in aquariums. The number of fish kept in an aquarium generally depends on the size and type of the fish. But as a general rule in fish keeping, it is that only one fish should be kept in a gallon of water.
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You can have a inch fish to one gallon of water. However is also depends on how big the fish gets and the type of fish you purchase. Some fish may only be able to be by itself.
It depends on the fish size. For fishes 3 inches and under, it would be 1 gallon of water per 1 inch of fish. Fish over 3 inches should have 3 gallons of water per inch of fish.
They say to do 20 gallons for the first gold fish and ten gallons per additional goldfish. That's just what they say though, I don't agree with it. You have people saying that these
The most widely known rule for stocking a tank is one inch of fish per gallon of water.
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One should put 1 inch of fish per gallon of water in your tank or aquarium. This will reduce overcrowding, and it will give the fish a longer life and to avoid smelly and dirty water. However, if you have other accessories in the tank such as filters, it is recommended that you have 1 1/2 inch of fish per gallon.
The most common rule to allow enough room in an aquarium is to have one inch of fish per each gallon of water. The larger the fish are, the more waste they make and the more water is needed.
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