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10-07-2012, 07:12 PM #1
will a red tailed black shark be ok with my other fish
well i was at my lfs the other day and i saw the red tailed black sharks and i fell in love with them
would there be trouble between him and my other fish if i got 1
i have 1 cory cat 2 paltys 4 dalmation mollies a frog and 3 tetras
and it is a 30 g tank20 gallon- platies, dalmation mollies, cory cats, red belly x ray tetras,gourami, african dwarf frog
10-07-2012, 07:20 PM #2
I wouldn't put a Shark in a small, peaceful community tank. They can grow to 6"+ long, and they can be very aggressive. They really need to be kept in a much larger tank, with other fish that will grow to their size or bigger, and that share their temperament.Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. ~Chuck Clark
10-07-2012, 07:27 PM #3
Not a good match for your tank at all, It's good you asked. :-D
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10-07-2012, 08:57 PM #4
Agree with the above,
The RTS will chase the Tetras until they die and eat them, I had one and thought it was fine but when the lights went out it went on the hunt, killed two red eyes before I realised what it was up to.1) 140 gallon with 70 gallon sump. 1 German Rams, 50 neons , 16 Schwarzi cory, 10 harlequin rasbora, 6 Hengals Rasbora, 2 Bulldog Plecs, 4x dwarf Gouramis, 12 golden barbs, 12 cherry barbs,8 Yellow Boesemani Rainbows and loads of assasin snails. Sump has central heating pump. water flows through a 4 layer foam and 1- 2kg of bio, also has a 18"x 18" algae scrubber that works well. fluval U2 to transfer to my QT when needed
10-07-2012, 09:04 PM #5
Also, your Cory is a schooling fish and would really appreciate a school.120g New World Cichlids ♦ 65g South-East Asian Planted Community ♦ 30g in-the-works ♦ 15g Tanganyikan Shell-Dwellers
10-07-2012, 09:09 PM #6
I've got a Red Tailed Shark in a 125 gallon tank with Cichlids. It's probably the meanest thing in my tank. Attacks my Oscar all the time.
They look cool but they do not have a personality to match.
10-08-2012, 02:26 AM #7
thanks guys...glad i asked20 gallon- platies, dalmation mollies, cory cats, red belly x ray tetras,gourami, african dwarf frog