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    I saw a group of juvie firemouth at an lfs in town. Needless to say.... I salivated.... I decided it'd be best to ask the community, could I add 2 of these or any of these to my 65g with only one (adult) gold severum in it? Heavily decorated with driftwood soon to have anubias and java fern tied down everywhere.
    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

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    You won't know if it will work out until you try.

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    I'd say 2-3 would work ok with a sev
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Personally I dont know but we really wanted these fish for awhile before we got our clowns in the 125.....soon as we get the clowns our one store gets tons of them. ...and they only want 2.99 each for them, but we have no room.

    I thought you were downsizing ;)

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    Haha shhhhhh don't mention downsizing;p they are 2.99 each at my lfs as well(not mine, I actually tend to avoid this one). Looks like i'll be purchasing 2-3 new firemouth tomorrow after work:) hey scottishfish, any tips on sexing? And what type of m:f ratio should I shoot for? Also, would 1 male be better than a group of 3(with whatever ratio is best)


    EDIT: I can assume some of the fish are males but I guess my main question is what really distinguishes male from female?
    Last edited by Northerly; 11-07-2012 at 01:25 AM.
    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

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    The one time I wished I would have impulse bought was the time the LFS got in Pretty/pulcher tetras, a fish I've always wanted. I was going on vaction the next day so I did not buy them. That was 1991 and I have never seen them in a dealers tank or online since!!!
    Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    -Vince Lombardi

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    I got 3 firemouth, and they are absolutely gorgeous!

    bad pic, thanks to yours truly.

    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

  8. #8

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northerly
    I got 3 firemouth, and they are absolutely gorgeous
    Yes... YES they are.

    Very nice dude.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Much appreciated :)
    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

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    They're beauties!

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