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Old 10-24-2004, 01:48 PM   #1
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Rainbowfish Q

This may be a good one for madasafish or webmoose to tackle...

I was j/w if there were any cons of mixing different species of rainbowfish?

I realize that they would be less willing to breed but I cant think of anything else, really. Assuming that the water parameters all mimic each others needs, it should be okay.

Plus, the only ones that I would be mixing are Boesmans and the Lake Tebera (yellow) rainbows.

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Old 10-24-2004, 03:48 PM   #2
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No cons that I can think of. And I imagine that in the case of yellow and yellow-orange/blue rainbowfish, you might still have quite a lot of displaying to impress females (because of the similarity of body shape and color). So, in fact, this may not retard breeding efforts at all. I mixed Praecox and Boeseman rainbows together for a while without problems.
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I agree my Madasafish my Bosemani and Praxecox share the space with no issues.. sometimes the praecox leave the Bosemani to flair around at each other but If i was a praxecox watching them bounce around the tank flairing/coloring I would probably leave them alone also.. hehe

Bosemani and the yellows sound like a cool mix!

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I most certainly will!!

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will different types of Rainbowfish "school" together? (I'm prime to add Rainbowfish to my tank....)
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