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Old 09-04-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Hi guys,

My friend recently got me into fish. I went into my garage and found a 25 gallon tank adn set it up. I have a red tail shark and 2 male swordtails. A marigold one, and a red one. I hope to learn a lot from this site as i will probally have a lot of questions. And heres the first one..lol

With the sword tails if i wanted to get a girl, should i get one for each male? does it matter if one out numbers the other?

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Old 09-04-2011, 01:02 PM   #2
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You should have 2-3 females per male.

Also the red tailed shark needs 50 gallon tank.

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Old 09-04-2011, 01:36 PM   #3
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Welcome to AA! Swordtails and other livebearers should be kept in the ratio of one male to at least 2 females.
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Old 09-04-2011, 02:26 PM   #4
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Welcome! As the other peoplehave said, the shark needs a 50 gallon min and if you want a female get 1, but be warned they will reproduce like rabbits!! If you follow those bit of information and ask us more it'll be a great aquarium! BTW got any pictures?
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