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  1. Default neon tetra reproducing!


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    Hello everyone! I got 9 neon tetras when i started my tank about 2 months ago. 2 of them died relatively quickly, however, i found a baby tetra in my tank also. (haven't seen that one again though). But today, i turned off my light so the syno cats would come and eat all the food on the bottom and when i turned it back on i saw 2 baby tetras (i believe they are called fry). I am not sure exactly how many of them there are as they are very small and fast.

    My question is: is this normal? And will any of them actually reach adult hood or will they simply be eaten or die?

    I have 1 rainbow shark, 3 syno cats, 2 red wagtail platy, and 3 balloon belly mollys, along with the tetra in the 40 gallon tank. thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WOGGIES
    Hello everyone! I got 9 neon tetras when i started my tank about 2 months ago. 2 of them died relatively quickly, however, i found a baby tetra in my tank also. (haven't seen that one again though). But today, i turned off my light so the syno cats would come and eat all the food on the bottom and when i turned it back on i saw 2 baby tetras (i believe they are called fry). I am not sure exactly how many of them there are as they are very small and fast.

    My question is: is this normal? And will any of them actually reach adult hood or will they simply be eaten or die?

    I have 1 rainbow shark, 3 syno cats, 2 red wagtail platy, and 3 balloon belly mollys, along with the tetra in the 40 gallon tank. thank you!

    Get them in a different tank if possible. The rainbow shark will kill them.

    Congrats on the fry though!
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    only the strong survive or they get moved to another tank :)
    55 gal lightly planted mbuna

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    fry are easily preyed upon. separation is best.

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    well the thing is.. I don't really want them to reproduce because my tank is only 40 gallons and I don't want to overcrowd the tank. The rainbow shark is only a baby though, maybe 3 inches long! Also, will a goldfish be okay in my tank? I want to get it as the last addition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WOGGIES
    well the thing is.. I don't really want them to reproduce because my tank is only 40 gallons and I don't want to overcrowd the tank. The rainbow shark is only a baby though, maybe 3 inches long! Also, will a goldfish be okay in my tank? I want to get it as the last addition.
    No, goldfish and tropical fish don't mix. Different temperature requirements.
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    god im hungry - cocoa_pleco You make me laugh! - Drumachine09 And lots of pizza too! lol - Chrona wish i had some of this to drink right now - cocoa_pleco DAAAAAM, this drink looks good - cocoa_pleco 
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    goldfish are coldwater, and like 60F-70F, and tropical fish like 75F-80F


    goldfish in warm temperatures dont live long and get swimbladder easily
    Last edited by cocoa_pleco; 04-09-2007 at 02:33 AM.

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    Aren't there warm water goldfish too? if not, what other fish do you suggest then? I just want 1 more fish, so something that will be okay by itself.

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    There. Thats better. - Drumachine09 maybe one day we can enjoy one of these - sergo Congrats you recived a RAK gift enjoy! - DemonShark RAK - DemonShark RAK - DemonShark 
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    Thanks....you could use some Luck with your fish too! - **AquaQueen** I'm baking today and figured I'd share...Thanks for helping whne it's needed! - **AquaQueen** Back at you, CP! - Dave66 You send me fruit I send you pizza!! LOL!! - 2manyfish a fish for the new 5.5g salt! lol - cocoa_pleco 
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    some fancy goldfish can handle 75F

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    Quote Originally Posted by WOGGIES
    Aren't there warm water goldfish too? if not, what other fish do you suggest then? I just want 1 more fish, so something that will be okay by itself.
    The more ornate goldfish prefer warmer waters.
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