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Old 10-22-2017, 02:01 PM   #1
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So I have a 29 gallon tank with 4 platy (2 male 2 female), 1 black molly, and 1 dwarf gourami. Lately the platies have been reproducing like crazy and i dont have another tank to put the males in. There are lots of babies and I am thinking about getting anotyer bigger fish to eat the babies that survive. Will an angel fish or red tail shark work?
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You can keep an angelfish with guppies or other livebearers. I would provide some hiding places so some of the fry survive.
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The Angels and the Red Tail get fairly large and would probably look out of place in your current setup. Might consider a bigger active schooling tetra, like the Buenos Aires tetra, for population control. They can be a little nippy, so need to buy 4 or 5 to limit that behavior. They are a handsome fish and very inexpensive.
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I wouldn't add a angel fish to that stock, typically gourami do not get along
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