Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 11-19-2016, 12:49 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 124
glofish tetra questions

My sons (ages 5 and 7) like Glofish, particularly the tetras.

Despite their ridiculous price tag, I might be willing to try them.

I realize most tetras prefer to shoal/school, will the glofish school with any other color and/or a regular black tetra? They're all the same species, but do the colors throw them off? (I'm not sure they even see color...).

If so, I might get 2 colored 'Glofish' ones (one for each kid) plus maybe four "regular" black tetras for them to school with.
__________________

__________________
MDDad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2016, 01:25 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Andy Sager's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lake Wales, Florida
Posts: 6,128
Watch their behavior in the store. If they are schooling, you should see all the colors schooling together.
That said, schooling is more a protective measure the fish use so just because they aren't schooling doesn't mean they won't. It may just be that they are more comfortable in their surroundings so they don't feel the need to school. They will stay within eyesight of each other "just in case" of danger.
__________________
Andy Sager is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
fish, glofish, question, questions, tetra

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tetra 1.5G Glofish Tank for corals? FriCKeNbuBbLEs Nano Reefs 3 03-24-2013 02:19 AM
Neon Glofish Tetra has orange spots? ph1l0z0ph3r Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 5 11-06-2012 11:03 AM
For Sale/Trade: Glofish and Green Lantern Tetra marge02144 Archive 3 07-13-2012 06:40 PM
Electric Green Glofish brand Tetra severum mama Aquaria Off-Topic 24 07-01-2012 06:04 PM
Glofish electric green tetra Maltimomma Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 1 03-28-2012 06:51 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.