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Thread: Platies overcrowded?
11-17-2012, 08:07 PM #1
Talked to a woman from my church last night. She recently got a 10 gallon tank and stocked it with 5 platies. I almost told her the tank is too small, but I'm not sure.
She also doesn't know what sexes she has. I printed Tolley's picture for her, but I don't think she's aware of sex ratio requirements or the fact that she's probably going to have lots and lots of fry. I wish fish stores would give this kind of information but they're probably not paid enough to know it.15 gal: 1 butt-ton Malaysian trumpet snails.
20 gal: 20+ various molly and platy fry.
55 gal: 40 neon tetras.
75 gal: 2 Taiwan reef cichlids, 3 pelmatochromis nigrofasciatus juveniles.
11-18-2012, 12:46 AM #2
11-19-2012, 07:51 AM #3
If you have bigger fish yourself, you could offer to take her fry from her, should she have any and feed them to your fish. Everybody's a winner!Fiiiiiiiiiiissssshhhhhh!