Pet Fish That Thrive in a 3 Gallon Fish Tank

While it’s true that fish generally do best in larger tanks, there are a lot of pet fish for you to choose from even if you only have enough space for a 3 gallon fish tank.

Here are 5 types of fish you can put in a 3-gallon fish tank:

These fishes are extremely forgiving for first time fish keepers since these hardy fish can withstand sudden changes in water conditions.

Betta Fish

Chili rasboras are another great tropical fish that prefer conditions similar to the betta fish’s ideal habitat.

Chili Rasboras

If you plan to keep Zebra Danios in a 3 gallon fish tank, you’ll need to have more than one of them as they are also schooling fish.

Zebra Danios

These rather exotic-looking fish have whisker-like appendages and grow to about 2 inches.

Dwarf Gouramis

They grow to about 2 inches and only need two or more other fellow Cory Cats to keep them company.

Corydoras Catfish

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