10-21-2012, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Byron
I'm not sure we are all on the same wavelength here, may be some misunderstanding.
As the fry grow, they must be culled, moved into larger tanks periodically, or they will be stunted. A 10g is not sufficient space for more than one mature (fully grown) swordtail; this fish will reach 4-5 inches and possibly 6 inches, and it likes to swim. If it is healthy and in the proper environment of course.
Ya that's what I thought, I was pretty sure the 10 gallon tanks would be to small for the swordtails once they get fully grown. I'd move them into my 25 gallon, but it's already a little over stocked
. I think I'll talk to some of the LFS in my area and see if they'll take them off my hands, Maybe I can get a store credit for them. They are very healthy and have great colors