10-07-2011, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Jakiebabie
Ya why is that?
$10 ea here in Ontario too. or 3 for $25. But I had never ever seen them before and was quite taken with them when I saw my first tank full. LFS guy said they do well in a Rainbowfish tank (1 died after bringing 3 home) Really want to get 3 more for a group of 5 at the least.
Looking forward to hearing what you choose.
They are best in a group. The males are one of the most beautiful aquarium fish, without a doubt. I now have a group of 10 (5m/5f) in my 90g, they were spawning yesterday, eggs flying everywhere. Males will periodically decide to race each other, usually two but sometimes a third joins in; side by side, down the length of the tank at incredible speeds, fins flared...quite the site. Their scales reflect every colour of the rainbow.