11-27-2010, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by teddz
"This" topic is what brought me here for information and registering. I know this is a bad combo a 4" goldfish(my son won at school 3 monts ago, that started my aquarium endeavor) with my 6 red eyed tetra and my disappearing originally 6, now 2 neon tetra, oh and my Pleco. So feeding, I've read everywhere not to over feed your fish, basicaly "not more then they can eat in 5 minutes, not more then 3 times a day", etc.. So why do the Neon Tetra keep getting eaten? I originally thought it was the goldfish eating them overnight, but this morning I saw one of the Red Eyed Tetra swimming around with part of a Neon body.. Any info any one of your seasoned enthusiasts can offer? \:)
welcome to the forum :D first things first. how big is the tank? goldfish are cold water fish, and the tetras are tropical fish (warm water 78 degrees F). so already they dont mix.