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post #11 of 12 Old 09-03-2008, 04:04 PM
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I just wanted to comment on the serpaes, I think the fin nipping must have something to do with #'s and maybe tank size. The reason I say this is becuase I haven't had 1 problem with them. I have a school of 12.

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7 Angels (2 marble, 1 blue diamond, 1 leopard, 1 not too sure & 2 Koi)
10 Serpae Longfin Tetras
6 Congo Tetras
2 Clown Loachs
2 Gold Gouramis
1 Dwarf Blood Gouramis
1 Blue Gourami
1 Moonlight Gourami
2 Baby Hypostomus plecostomus
1 Grey Bichir (4 1/2" - 5 ")
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post #12 of 12 Old 09-04-2008, 08:25 AM
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Like I said before, they're like any other tetra, a schooling fish. 12 of them lets them feel secure in their shoal and they don't have to go around beating up other fish.

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