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  1. Default Swordtails in 54 litre.


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    I bought 5 Swordtails today, stupid'ly forgetting to research first.
    When I got home I looked them up and read they can grow to 12cm.
    Is this true, at the moment they are quite small but I am getting worried that they willl outgrow the tank as its only a 54 litre.
    Thanks in advance
    Ozzy

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    Yes it's true. They can get a lot bigger than most people realize and a 14 gallon is not quite big enough for them.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    They get way to big for that tank. You need at minimum a 25gal tank IMO and better to get a 30 long (3ft) - also they are jumpers and require you to have a lid.

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    Do you have any idea what I should do as this is my only tank.
    Thanks
    Ozzy

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    See if you can return them to the shop, do your research, and find fish that are suitable size for your size tank.
    10 Gallon Beginner Tank... Journal
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    pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly Even Monday's are better with severum - showmebutterfly Merry Christmas - steeler58 Here's to the holidays! - Slaphppy7 
    Happy holidays! - rebecca_finny Merry Christmas (Santa Loves Pie) ;-) - Taurus Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Good to see you here again... - Slaphppy7 Figured you needed a little one to go with all those big guys - fishmommie 

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    Or use this as an excuse to get a larger tank?

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