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  1. #1

    Default I went to the fish store today....

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    I didn't impulse buy but I was so. close.

    I have a 75g that's finishing up cycling. It's empty, for now. I plan to stock

    1 angel
    2 bolivian rams
    2 yellow kribs
    8-10 cory cats

    and until now a school of colombian tetras.

    and then I saw the bloodfin tetras at the store today.

    Will a school of bloodfins do ok in this tank set-up? I was reading that they get nippy, but only if not kept in a school. I plan to get about 15 or so.

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    As long as they are large/adult specimens they should do fine. Small ones may get eaten by your angel! :) You could probably keep a couple more than you would have with the columbians because they're smaller. Like 20+.

    Glass bloodfins are even cooler. ;)

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    Haha, I don't know about your stocking, but I've been to the pet store as well while waiting on my tank to cycle. I have literally been every... day.... Yeah. It's getting a little sad.
    130g: 4 Angelfish, 2 Roseline Sharks, 12 Conga Tetras, 5 Kuhli Loaches, 1 Otocinslus, 1 Corydora

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    Mandy, I've been following your thread about your issues with cycling. And crossing my fingers it doesn't happen to me. My Ites have been stuck off the charts for a few days too...I've been at it now a little over 3 weeks and I'm getting so antsy. But looks like you're getting close!

    So the bloodfins get to 2 inches. I keep feeling like that's a hit or miss size. Neons are 1.5 inches and they'll make dinner for the angels. Many others I looked at were 2.5 inches and they were fine to keep with angels.

    I read though that bloodfins have really cool schooling behavior....

    Or should I just go back to the colombian tetras...

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