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    Default Will ADFs eat fry?


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    I have a 10g tank with a dwarf gourami and I'm also using it as the fry tank for my kribs. I've always wanted ADFs but I'm wondering if they would be safe with fry that are about half an inch? I know they aren't the best hunters but still.
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    29g planted tank: 8 Cherry Barbs (2 male, 6 female), 2 Kribensis (male and female), 1 Dwarf Gourami (male), 1 Albino Bristlenose Pleco

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    Yes they will eat fry if they catch them.Maybe not half inch long fry though.1/4" and under would be eaten.

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    I have 2 ADF in my 10 gallon and put sometimes swordtail fry in there. They always make it and I can move them back in the 55 g. They have a better chance in there than in the 55 g with the Zebra Danios, Celebes Rainbows etc. Maybe my ADF are just to stupid to get them.

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    Heck,mine even ate ghost shrimp. The ones to big to swallow they would wrestle to death.

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    0 Not allowed!
    Yes they will eat them if they are on the bottom, not moving, and not paying attention, and the frog can catch them (they can move fast sometimes).

    Honestly though, I found the gourami's ate most of the fry I had in the tank. That is the one I would keep an eye on.
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