I'm setting up a little 5 gallon aquarium, and I'd like to do plants with this one. I have one in my other 5 gallon (I may convert that into a planted tank eventually, too), but other than that, I have no experience with live plants.
15 Items - Marineland® 38 Gallon Aquarium Starter Kit ..
As you can read in the article, none of these fish are suitable for a 5 gallon aquarium. They all grow MUCH too large and are not compatible. Please rehome the remaining shark as soon as possible as it needs a way, way bigger aquarium. The goldfish likely died of stress and bad water values.
Marineland® 5 Gallon Escape Hexagon Aquarium
There are plenty of options for saltwater tanks for 10 gallon aquariums, starting with corals which can be kept in tanks as small as .5 gallons. A reef-only tank with 'cleaner crew' invertebrates are highly recommended because the lack of fish will make the water quality easier to maintain, and the extra space a 10 gallon offers could really allow for some amazing aquascaping. For those who are fixed on adding fish, opinion varies for different species, but the following are safe bets:
Top Fin® 5 Gallon Glass Aquarium.
Top Fin 5.5 Gal Aquarium Starter Kit | Petsmart | $31 for glass aquarium, 16 in hood with LEDs, Top Fin power filter, fish net, thermometer, water test vial and guidebook.This aquarium kit is the boss hog of the 5 gallon aquarium gang. Yes, that is written lightheartedly, but in all honesty, you’d really have a hard time trying to one-up the Fluval Spec 5 Gallon Aquarium Kit. I mean that to say, if you were trying to build your own to enter the aquarium market, this 5 gallon tank kit from fluval would be staggeringly difficult to beat. As a consumer though, this is the aquarium I’d finally break open the piggy bank for (and I love my pretty piggy bank). The Spec V Kit is elegant, built with functionality in mind, incredibly durable and filled with not only the right accessories, but incredibly well made accessories to boot.In the world of 5 gallon aquariums that you can house betta fish in, you’d have an extremely hard time trying to find a better tank than the Fluval Spec V. Small enough to fit on a desktop or counter, yet spacious enough for your betta to swim freely, the Spec V from Fluval is a great place to start in designing your ideal betta aquarium setup!I show what comes with the Top Fin 5 gallon fish tank/aquarium kit. I also tell the differences between this kit and the Top Fin 5.5 gallon aquarium kit. Thanks for watching, I really appreciate it:)