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What can go in a 3 gallon tank?

Asked: michelle teresa callahan, Last Updated:

All in all a 3 gallon aquarium is bad size for any fish to do well. Assuming the tank is filtered and heated a single Betta would work. Other options could be up to three Ember Tetras, or other small fish such as Celestial Pearl Danios, Guppies, Brigittae rasboras, or even Ornamental Shrimp such as Cherry Reds.

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