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Old 03-01-2013, 11:48 AM   #1
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Introducing New Fish (Tetras)

When introducing new fish to a cycled tank is it better to start
with passive fish first, then add the semi-aggressive fish later?
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #2
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Yes so they can figure the tank out first
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:22 PM   #3
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What kind of fish are you thinking of adding.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:47 PM   #4
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Ultimatley I'd like to end up with 5-7 black skirts, 7-9 serpaes, and 10-12
neons. I currently have 6 zebra danios and 4 peppered corys. The tank is 55
gallons with 2 Aquaclear 70's. I wanted to know what order to introduce the
tetras. I won't be adding any additional fish until I've been fully cycled for at
least a few months.
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Youll b ok in any order. Just take ur time to not dirupt your cycle
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Also, I'm open to opinions (good or bad) about my
current stocking plan based on personal experience.
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I say maybe 7 blacks & 7 searpas
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I say maybe 7 blacks & 7 searpas
Are you suggesting I eliminate the neon's from my plan? Thanks for the feedback!
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:25 PM   #9
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No. The neons will be ok. I just rhink 7 is a good number for schooling fish
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I agree. You should let the passive fish enter the tank first, that way the more aggressive ones will not attack all the new ones.
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