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post #11 of 14 Old 09-13-2013, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
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Hmm really? I thought they grew to 4cm? Thought I may just get away with it. Ok so what would you guys suggest for a mid/top dweller S-American fish that isn't a hatchet?
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post #12 of 14 Old 09-13-2013, 03:34 PM
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Are you looking for a surface dweller or just top level? Been years since I kept lemon tetras, but if my memory is right there are in that mid/top level swimming area.
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post #13 of 14 Old 09-13-2013, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Mine seem to hang around the mid level. Maybe they'll expand into more of the tank later..

Was looking for top, but all that I seem to have found are hatchets in the s American region
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post #14 of 14 Old 09-13-2013, 03:42 PM
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I really like black neons - they stayed near the surface a lot.. A little larger with a deeper body. Even at 4 cm, the fish is a snack.

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