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  1. Default Swordtails in 54 litre.


    0 Not allowed!
    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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    0 Not allowed!
    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.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    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.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

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    0 Not allowed!
    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.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    0 Not allowed!
    Do you have any idea what I should do as this is my only tank.
    Thanks
    Ozzy

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    2 Not allowed!
    See if you can return them to the shop, do your research, and find fish that are suitable size for your size tank.
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    0 Not allowed!
    Or use this as an excuse to get a larger tank?
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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