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post #1 of 3 Old 03-01-2012, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
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Question all male school?

I want to add some cpd's (celestial pearl danios) to my 6 pygmy cories tank.
Can I get just males (assuming they can identify the just part) to keep them from fighting? or will they fight more because there are no females. Our tank is a no tolerance to violence tank

All members need to get along amicably-the aquarium is a nano eheim 6 gallon tank-
Thanks for the help!

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post #2 of 3 Old 03-01-2012, 02:48 PM
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I want to add some cpd's (celestial pearl danios) to my 6 pygmy cories tank.
Can I get just males (assuming they can identify the just part) to keep them from fighting? or will they fight more because there are no females. Our tank is a no tolerance to violence tank

All members need to get along amicably-the aquarium is a nano eheim 6 gallon tank-
Thanks for the help!
I'm not sure about the fighting, but if I were you I'd only keep one or the other and a snail or two in a 6 gallon.

They like to be kept in groups of atleast 6. Due to the fact that you already have 6 fish, I wouldn't add more. Also, remember the "Rule of thumb" 1 inch of fish per gallon.

As for the sexing, the females will be duller, with a paler red. They will also be "chunkier" than males.
The males also have orangey stomachs and have black bars on the anal fin unlike the females.
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-01-2012, 03:02 PM
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I would not add anything else to that tank otherwise you will overstock it. It is too small for anymore fish and even a bit small for your current ones.

10g Fry / Hospital / QT tank (as needed)

75g Saltwater Reef, Ocellaris Clownfish, Lyretail Antias (baby), Lemon damsel, Longtail Fairy Wrasse, purple dottyback, snails, crabs and a few LPS corals.

220g Still sitting empty (come on Lottery I need the numbers to come up!)
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