5 Gallon Fish - 'Funnest' way to go?
After my problem with neon tetras (see story below), I'm looking for something else to put in our 5 gallon tank.
Here are my thoughts as to what put in the 5 gallon tank, after it is completely cycled.
For the fish I'm thinking either:
1) a couple of male guppies; how many would be comfortable in a 5 gallon tank?
2) or a Betta; although I think my 5 year old would like to watch more than 1 fish
For the bottom dweller I'm thinking either:
A) African Dwarf Frogs; how many could a 5 gallon tank house? do they need special food?
B) Julii Cory Catfish; maybe two. I think the tank is too small for them? I've heard they aren't very active?
C) Cherry Shrimp; although I heard they multiply like crazy? I would worry about the babies going inside our 'cave', passing away, and me not being able to see them.
So, for the most interesting/fun/exciting/easy-to-care-for set up I can make from the above possibilities?
Thanks for all your input, help, and patience.
I unfortunately must not have cycled the tank properly before adding the fish yesterday morning. I added 6 Neon Tetras and after 9 hours, only 1 remained. This morning the 1 neon tetra is still swimming strong. I'm going to have my water tested by a 'pro' today.