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  1. #1

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    So, how demanding is a forktail rainbowfish to keep?

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    Are you referring to Pseudomugil furcatus?

    See here: http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species...ugil-furcatus/
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    Yes, thank you very much!

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    Not at all difficult, and I highly recommend them. Get a large enough group with a good M:F ratio to see the males at their finest. Love them when I had them. They live for 1-3 years, so be prepared for that. If you keep them by themselves-you might be able to get some offspring.
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    I was interested in getting some at one point, but they are pricey, and as stated above, don't live long...pretty little fish, though
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    I may get a 20L just for them, in the distant future.
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    Are these threadfins? A friend of mine kept them for a while, he loved them too when he had them. They are delicate little fish imo, very cute.
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    No I had both, those are the "forktails"

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    Pseudomugil furcatus

    These are the threadfins:

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    Iriatherina werneri

    And another I had was the blue eyed-spotted gertrudae, they can hybridize with the forktails.

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    Pseudomugil-gertrudae

    They are all about the same size, same lifespan, same diet and water conditions.
    Last edited by Boundava; 05-09-2018 at 04:50 PM.
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    Oh pretty....I think he had both at one time. Definitely the forktails though. The blue ones are beautiful too!
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    I am amazed about being able to check out and learn about some of these species I am not familiar with and do not see locally available. I am glad I got back into this as there are so many new things to explore. I don't think one could get bored in his or her lifetime.

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