How Many Fish Should Be in a 55-Gallon Tank?

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How many fish can live in a 55-gallon freshwater fish tank?

On One Hand: Fit One Inch of Fish Per GallonThe usual advice for the number of fish that can fit in an aquarium is one gallon per inch of fish. So, a 55-gallon tank would fit 55 fish that are one i... Read More »

How big is a 20-gallon fish tank?

The dimensions of a 20-gallon fish tank will vary with its shape. The measurements of a 20-gallon cubical tank will be different from a 20-gallon rectangular-shaped tank, and both will be much diff... Read More »

How many fish fit in a 10 gallon tank?

It depends on the size and type of fish. For small fish, such as neon tetras and platies, 1 inch per gallon is a general rule of thumb. Large fish like oscars and plecos generally need three or fou... Read More »

How many fish should be in a 55 gallon tank?

On One Hand: Calculate Fish per InchIn most freshwater aquariums, each fish needs about a gallon of water to itself per inch of its body length. This is typically true only for community fish, howe... Read More »