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post #11 of 12 Old 03-29-2012, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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They look like the white form of Black Widow Tetra( click shaded name). What size tank are you keeping them in? They need to be kept in schools of atleast 6, but 8 is better
I have them in a 20 gal with 3 mollys, 2 salt and pepper corys, 1 neon (I had 4 but I lost the others to ich last week) and a fiddler crab.

I plan to get more(tetras and neons), this 20 gal is a new tank I have only had it a month and a half and I am having trouble keeping the parameters right and I have had ich twice since Ive had this bigger tank. Before I had a 10 gal for the better part of 3 years and never had a problem...however I'm afraid to add more fish until I get it sorted out.
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post #12 of 12 Old 03-29-2012, 01:18 PM
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As has been said, it is the white variant of the Black Widow Tetra, sometimes called Black Skirt Tetra. Click the shaded name for information on this species.

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