How much is a 5 gallon fish tank?
one gallon is 4 cups of water u can do rest of the maths
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That depends on where you are getting it from. A 5 gal tank is pretty small. At a garage sale you could pick one up second hand for cents. Try googling "buy fish tank" in your… area and check for sale and wanted adds in the classifieds.. I personally wouldn't pay more than $5.00 for one.
NONE! ZERO! NADA! Never put chlorine in your fish tank. You want to remove chlorine from your tap water before using it in your tank.
Provided the tank is heated and filtered and you do a regular 50% water change every week I would suggest you have a couple of Guppies or Platys to a total of not more than 4 …inches in body length.
1 US Gallon of water weighs 8.35 lbs. The tank will not be filled to the brim so you can deduct about 0.5 gallons from its maximum capacity. So the weight of the water would b…e 8.35lbs x 4.50 which is 37.5lbs. You would also have to weigh the tank and other things like lights, cover glass, heater/thermostat, thermometer, filter complete with media, and gravel etc. Everything that you use in the tank must be weighed and added to the water weight to obtain an accurate total weight.
small goldfish would be my guess, but it depends on alot of things, like how long you want them to live, how many you want, what your time frame is to take care of them and fe…ed them, how much work & effort your willing to put into them, all that good stuff. :)
A good rule of thumb is one small tetra, like a neon tetra per oneUS gallon of water. Keeping a small fish tank, especially a tropical tank is much moredifficult than maintain…ing a large tank. A small tank has smallamount of water and because it is such a small amount, any type ofchange will happen to the entire tank quickly, especially atemperature change. Consider getting a fish tank that is at least20 gallons or more.
Firstly, for you, I'd recommend you get a 10 gallon. They're not that much bigger, or more expensive, and you can have lots of different fish. However you asked about a 5 gall…on tank. I assume you are hooking the tank up with a heater and filter, if you're not than you better do that. You could probably have a Betta, a few invertebrates (freshwater of course), and a few live plants. Or you could put in one or two dwarf gouramis; you could also do two danios or glofish, plus 1 shrimp for both. I recommend the Betta though because of its different colors and ease of keeping when kept in a HEATED and FILTERED tank, PET STORES!
When the tank is filled it will not be to the brim so it will only hold about 3.5 or at most 4 gallons. Your tank will hold a maximum of 3 inches of fish provided you follow t…he rules . The basic rules of fish keeping state 1 inch of fish needs a minimum of 1 gallon of water. Every tank needs a permanently running cycled filter. Every tank need at least 50% of its water changed every week. Follow those rules and your fish stand a chance of survival. Fail to follow those rules and I can guarantee failure. Read more with he link provided below ------- Also a 50% weekly water change is in excess of what is needed if properly filtered and can actually cause more harm than good by removing too much of the good bacteria and resetting your tank cycle. Unless over stocked 25% a month on most species is acceptable amount to remove waste and add back depleted levels of chemicals.
It is said 1 inch of fish per square inch of SURFACE area of the tank. More than this can overload the bio load of your tank and cause a reset in its cycle.
Beta fish Algae eaters Snails
A 5 gallon fish tank would have to be completely cleaned out at least 3 to 4 times a week as it's really too small to have any fish; it would be great for a few ghost shrimp, …or just some live plants instead
Depending on their size, about 4-5. They shouldn't be over 2 inches and all should need similar living conditions. If they are thick bodied fish, I wouldn't put more then 3, m…ax 4. Hope this helped
You can put it on a table if you choose. NEVER put a tank on the floor.