Should i add more fish?

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HugoFish

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Hi guys its me again ;) My tank is 11 gallon and i have

1-Shoubikin Filter -> Mechanical Filter 800L/h
2- X2 pepper cory
3- Common Pleco
4-Blue botia
5-Opaline gourami
6-Black widow tetra

+ plants

I want to remove Black widow tetra and get 2 clown loach or silver sharks .
Can i do that or my tank is overstocked ?
Thnx :)
 

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Your tank is way too small for the fish you have, let alone considering to add more.
 

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There are a lot of problems with your set up...

Hi guys its me again ;) My tank is 11 gallon and i have

1-Shoubikin
Temperate water fish, should be kept with other goldfish, great for ponds but need 300+ gallon as a tank.

2- X2 pepper cory
Should be kept with at least 5 to 6 of the same species..

3- Common Pleco
Will grow bigger as your current tank.

4-Blue botia
Need 150+ gallon tank as they grow over 7"

5-Opaline gourami
Needs a 25 gallon tank

6-Black widow tetra
Schooling fish that will need a 25 gallon

I want to remove Black widow tetra and get 2 clown loach or silver sharks .
Clown loaches need to be kept in schools and grow to 14" as well as the bala sharks.
These are all fish for monster tanks except for the cories, tetra and the gourami. You can keep those if you get a 25 gallon or something. In a 11 gallon you can only comfortably keep some fish that have an adult length of about 2"
 

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Common pleco gets 24" plus (and are some of the messiest fish ever)
Blue Botia gets 7" plus
Opaline gourami gets 4-5"

All way too big for an 11gal tank. They might be ok now when they are small but they are not going to grow properly or be healthy long-term in a small tank like that.

Not sure what a black widow tetra is (standard black skirt tetra?) but they prefer schools like most tetras and a school of 6-10 of them is going to be too much for your tank.

Salt and pepper cories (C. habrosus, I'm assuming) also prefer groups. They stay small so you'd probably be ok with a few more of those.

Clown loaches get huge, no way those will work in your tank.

Not sure what you mean by silver shark....bala sharks maybe? Those also get way too big for your tank.
 

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Common pleco gets 24" plus (and are some of the messiest fish ever)
Blue Botia gets 7" plus
Opaline gourami gets 4-5"

All way too big for an 11gal tank. They might be ok now when they are small but they are not going to grow properly or be healthy long-term in a small tank like that.

Not sure what a black widow tetra is (standard black skirt tetra?) but they prefer schools like most tetras and a school of 6-10 of them is going to be too much for your tank.

Salt and pepper cories (C. habrosus, I'm assuming) also prefer groups. They stay small so you'd probably be ok with a few more of those.

Clown loaches get huge, no way those will work in your tank.

Not sure what you mean by silver shark....bala sharks maybe? Those also get way too big for your tank.
Why common plecos are the messiest fish ever ?
 

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Research, which you seem to not recommend or do, will easily explain that to you. They are basically grazers and scavenge almost around the clock and leave prominent trails of waste.
 
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Cherry barbs would be a good alternative.
 
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