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Max77 11-29-2008 05:44 PM

Golden Wonder Killie
 
Could i put one o f these guys with 4 zebra danios and three neons in a ten gallon tank?

Thanks,
Max

iamntbatman 11-29-2008 06:47 PM

Sure, if you're not a big fan of your neons. Golden wonders are just about the most predatory fish I've ever owned (even moreso than my Jack Dempsey) and will actively hunt any fish it thinks is small enough to fit in its large mouth. It will eat your neons, and will try very hard to eat your danios. They are best kept with fish too large to be eaten.

Max77 11-29-2008 11:56 PM

what about their size? I've heard they could be to big for my tank. I am having trouble finding info on these guys.

iamntbatman 11-30-2008 02:11 AM

They get to a decent size. My male is about four inches, but he could get another inch on him. Though they're fairly large, they would do just fine in a 10g tank as they're not active swimmers. But, like I said, he will eat your neons and could possibly eat your danios if they are small.

SolaceTiger 11-30-2008 02:35 AM

I would add to your neon school instead.

Max77 11-30-2008 03:38 PM

I think I am going to get one. I want a centerpiece fish.

iamntbatman 11-30-2008 03:42 PM

*plays Chopin's funeral march for the neons*

daisycutter 11-30-2008 04:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by iamntbatman (Post 155148)
*plays Chopin's funeral march for the neons*

lol ive seen them in my lfs they certainly have that "predator" look, nice looking fish

Max77 11-30-2008 05:17 PM

I think I will take the risk. Thank you guys for all of your help

SolaceTiger 11-30-2008 08:08 PM

Lol, may your neons rest in peace then.


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