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New to freshwater tanks

Hi the title says I am new to FW tanks...I currently have a 93 gallon cube SW tank for about 5 years now...anyways my girlfriend would like to keep a 20 gallon glo fish tank in her classroom at school...I have done some research and what not and am hoping that a lot of things are similar to salt water...I see that one still needs to cycle the tank which I am of course familiar with that...I see that some people use QT tanks which I am of course familiar with this as well...what I am more concerned about is the places that sell the glo fish in starter packs? There are packs of 10-20 fish for example? Now like salt water I would assume you shouldn’t be adding 10 fish at a time? For of course the obvious change in water parameters? So I guess my question I just purchase 1-2 at a time or...? Can I go with 5 at a time for schooling reasons or...? Also...I see there are water conditioners that are out there? Is this something I need? Seeing that I use an RODI system for my autolinking image aquariums for there water...would I need to treat the water for the autolinking image tanks if it is from the rodi unit?
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