Thread: American-flag fish
07-01-2008, 04:55 PM #1
i would like too keep a trio of these in my tank and was wondering if they would be ok with corydoras because i heard the male is very aggressive when guarding the nest and in a smaller tank, bottom dwellers wouldnt have much room to hide or get out of the way ( the tank footprint is 73cmx35cm btw)
p.s has anyone had any other experiences of them?
p.p.s :) anyone know what their lifespan is?
07-01-2008, 09:23 PM #2
I have kept them before and loved them, greatest algea eater there is. I only kept females and they were in a 120 gallon community. They never bothered any other fish. Their lifeslan is very short, 1 1/2 years, maybe 2 years if your lucky. I had mine for 1 1/2 years and I would guess they were 4 - 6 months old when I got them.
07-01-2008, 11:31 PM #3
07-01-2008, 11:34 PM #4
I think you'd be fine in that tank.8 tanks running now:
1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.
07-02-2008, 11:06 AM #5
ok cool, thanks for the help70l
malaysian trumpet snails (millions)