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  1. #1

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    I have read allot about them on here over the years, as I have always wanted one. I understand that the general consensus is that they are basically little raptors with fins. But in every account I have read on here, the fishkeeper had a breeding pair. My question is, what if I don't get a breeding pair? What if I just get one, will it still be as aggressive?

    Right now I have a good size and growing Festivum, and a full grown Male Bolivian, both are pretty aggressive. My plan would be those two, one Jewel, and maybe 2 or 4 kribs. Based on articles I have read, those should all be compatible, if perhaps a little risky, what do you guys think?

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    couldn't find snow and ice gifts - Lady Hobbs   burrrrrrr - Lady Hobbs   please post pics of your 10 hejuta. not many people on the forum are keeping nice predators like those. - Crispy   So sorry about your critters! :( - Rue   you are severely low on penguins :P - genocidex   

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    0 Not allowed!
    Can be aggressive by themselves also,Although it depends on the jewel species(cristatus,lillafi,are more peaceful).The "iffy" part is the ram surviving.Give it a try,or put a tank divider in ,to monitor aggression.

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    One or two, in my experience didn't make a difference. They will bully almost any fish, even those much bigger than themselves.
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  4. #4

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    Beautiful tank! - gabbyguppy   I love that show - Pele   Thanks for the nomination, and recognizing fine art when you see it  :-) - Cliff   I give these to friends only. - smaug   For my comments on your betta, but no way was I buying you one, even on AC ;-P - ScottishFish   

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    0 Not allowed!
    That's pretty much what I figured, I ended up going another way. Thanks guys!

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