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Old 07-19-2013, 11:28 PM   #21
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:29 PM   #22
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petco has the longfin zebras on sale for a dollar a piece and petsmart has the tetras on sale for a dollar a piece right now
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:14 PM   #23
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I heard something about danios needing a predator or something for them to school together. Or else they don't.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:27 PM   #24
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I heard something about danios needing a predator or something for them to school together. Or else they don't.
They will school tighter when threatened like all school fish. This is to lower the chances of an individually being eaten. Adding a predator will get all of your danios eaten quite quickly
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:48 PM   #25
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I wasn't going to get something that would kill them. But maybe a beta or something that is aggressive
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:54 PM   #26
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For them to school tight they will have to really feel threatened. They wont care about a betta. you want something Like these guys

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Minnows have never schooled tighter than when thrown in this tank.
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:22 PM   #27
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Well that narrows it down to guppies, and then either tetras or barbs. IYE which looks prettier/fits well with your tank?
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I tend to like the more stream lined fish so I'd go with tetras. I like neons, bloodfins, Colombian red blues, pristella with tetras possibilities seem endless.
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For them to school tight they will have to really feel threatened. They wont care about a betta. you want something Like these guys

Minnows have never schooled tighter than when thrown in this tank.
What is that fish
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I tend to like the more stream lined fish so I'd go with tetras. I like neons, bloodfins, Colombian red blues, pristella with tetras possibilities seem endless.
Could I mix and match different types or do I need to stay with one
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You could do two schools of two types and ditch the barbs and guppys.
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Could I still keep two or three guppies and do two schools of tetras? Or would that be too much you think?
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You'd be okay doing that
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So what fish was that, that you posted? And how much is it?
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Those are Hujeta gars. Predators that get about 8"
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:04 AM   #36
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Ya but don't over stock your tank
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