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01-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Yeah ive heard they get territorial once theyre bigger so ive been watching them, i have 3 big ones in my community tank with a 18" pleco that keeps them in check with a bunch of fantail goldfish....
01-04-2014, 04:02 PM
The problem isnt with the algae eaters its with the fact that the swordtail was ready to give birth but then just didnt. i dont care if some get eaten because there are TONS of hiding spots for fry....
01-04-2014, 03:54 PM
The tank is a 10 gallon and it does have 2 algae eaters and a snail in it to cycle it i also used quick start and let fish flakes disolve in the water to finish the nitrogen cycle
01-04-2014, 02:30 PM
i put her back in the main tank because from what i can tell on my own the fry were either a miscarriage or they are going to be eaten by the swordtails and maybe an algae eater
01-04-2014, 01:40 PM
in the picture with the 3 swordtails she is the one on the far left[Best picture i could get], i moved her back into the main tank and she went back to normal behaviour. the other picture...
01-04-2014, 01:31 PM
The breeder tank is cycled and has been for a good month or so
01-04-2014, 05:57 AM
This is my first time breeding swordtails and after days of reasearch i was positive my swordtail was pregnant, she was fat and had a big gravid spot and was getting kinda box shaped so i put her in...