02-18-2011, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by redchigh
considering they're sold as food and are dirt cheap, you could easily do 10-15. They will attack sick/dying fish though... They're carnivorous, but they're also slow.
I like them in my guppy fry tanks for that reason- survival of the fittest. I bet they'd eat fish eggs if something spawned...
I'd also get 5-6 Nerite snails of whatever kind you like. They don't breed in freshwater and are very attractive- perhaps the zebra or corona nerites....
Okay...cool! I Googled them and it said you can put one for every gallon of water. So...I can put 125 of them? LoL! I read that and read that ~ did I read it wrong?
They are great in garlic butter at a french eatery but...I had a snail outbreak once in my Discus tank ~ Ka..........zillions of them!!
But you say these don't breed? I know where to find you if they do.
I am going to google the three you mentioned. Aren't they sensitive to meds, though?