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post #1 of 3 Old 05-02-2009, 09:57 PM Thread Starter
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When to release fry into main tank

My Swordtail fry are now 2 weeks old and approx. 1-2 centimeters long. When will I be able to release them into my main tank?

Does anyone have an approx. amount of weeks or size?

The Fish in my tank are listed below...(55 Gallon)

55 Gallon

-10x Zebra Danio
-3x Angelfish
-5x Velvet Red Swordtail
-3x Albino Cory Cat
-3x Clown Loach
-3x Black Mollie
-1x Red Tailed Shark
-1x General Pleco
-1x Snail

10 Gallon


37 Gallon (Wanted)

Not Sure

150 Gallon (Wanted)

-5x Bala Shark
-2x Neon Blue Goarami
-5x Clown Loach
-1x Black Knife Ghost
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-03-2009, 10:15 AM
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When there big enough to not be seen as food or fit in the adults mouth,

I usually let my fry all go to around a month of age before I put them in with the big ones,

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post #3 of 3 Old 05-03-2009, 11:58 AM
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Same here as long as the others cant eat them.
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