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Old 08-26-2014, 07:37 PM   #31
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Do they produce a lot of waste?


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Old 08-27-2014, 12:21 AM   #32
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No, they do not produce a lot of waste. They are bottom feeders so they help keep excess food cleaned up. They are easy to keep in my experience.
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:45 AM   #33
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How big do they get? Sorry I feel like I'm a small child asking so many questions! Lol!


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Old 08-27-2014, 01:53 AM   #34
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I think only 2 inches. No worries. Check out liveaquaria.com. They have a great bio page on nearly any fish you could think of
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Old 08-27-2014, 02:19 AM   #35
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Ok! I was looking at the members who are online and I had more posts/questions than people who had members since last year! I just joined last week!


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Old 08-27-2014, 05:32 PM   #36
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Hi there!
I tried to post last night, but my phone was being dumb and the app kept crashing on me in the middle of my post.
I am glad that you chose not to go the way of neon tetras- especially since you don't like to see things dead. Neons are pretty, but they are very sensitive!
Have you cycled your 10 gallon already?
Have you thought about trying out gupies? You can do only males or do a trio of one male to two females, but that will result in lots of babies. They are livebearers like molies are. They also come in a variety of colors and are hardy fish. I would suggest that you take a trip to your lfs and look at the different fish to get an idea of what strikes your fancy. Everyone is different. Just don't come home with any until you've been able to research otherwise you will get upset when you find they are too sensitive or require a bigger tank.
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People keep talking about ifs and i have no idea what that means.


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Hi I'm completely new to aquariums!

I have decided to go with rosy reds! I heard they live longer if they do not spawn is there away to prevent spawning without separating males from females? I want a fish that's going to live at least 4-5 years.


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Old 08-27-2014, 06:06 PM   #39
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I'm sorry! LFS stands for local fish store.
Rosy red... minnows? I don't think there is a way to prevent them from spawning, but to keep from producing babies, you could just remove the eggs from the tank.
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Ok! I heard they can only spawn when they have a nest. I think if I don't provide a nest I should be okay


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