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Old 10-15-2013, 05:37 PM   #1
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Tanked question

I saw an episode of Tanked and they had goldfish in with tetras and drAgonfish
Is this possible in real life?
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Do you know the specific names of the fish they put in? A quick look at a few profiles to see temperature ranges would tell you for sure.
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:18 PM   #3
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I personally would not trust tanked. They seem to overstock every tank they have ever done. Also, none of those fish seem compatible with each other, goldfish require cold water, dragon fish are a brackish species.
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+1 don't mimic those guys, they are primarily interested in up front satisfaction and I'm sure plenty of their tanks have turned into disasters down the road.
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Dragon fish can acutally be in both.
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:31 PM   #6
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Dragon fish can acutally be in both.
They can but do better in brackish water.
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They should be charged with promoting cruelty to animals
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:43 PM   #8
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Dragon fish can acutally be in both.
Dragonfish are wild caught in brackish and thrown into freshwater by the suppliers. What survives is then sent to stores and sold as freshwater to those who don't have a clue and won't take the time to research. The fish will survive but not thrive, eventually losing it's slime coat and becoming more susceptible to disease.
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It works the same as other brackish fish, they can be converted to either time of water, and some can be moved to full salt. Ive kept dragon fish for years.
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Same as if a fish would leave the brackish water in the wild and move farther up stream to a freshwater area.
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