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JHK30 01-17-2009 07:33 PM

Fish Learn Quick!
Hey guys today I was taking my fry out of the breeder and putting them in my 30 gallon so they don't die from stunned. So I was really nervous putting them in because I spent 4$ on 4 fry and I was scared they would have got eaten but I took my chances.

As soon as I put them in all my fish started chasing them trying to eat them. The fry were too fast for the fish to get a hold of them. After 5 minutes all the fish stop chasing the fry knowing they couldnt catch them. Now they all live happy in the 30 gallon together. :-D

onefish2fish 01-17-2009 07:36 PM

they are still going to see them as food regardless until they know they are too big to fit in there mouths.

what kind of fry and whats in the 30 gallon?

JHK30 01-17-2009 07:39 PM

3 platy fry
1 guppy fry

both around 1cm long

in the tank there is lots of fish.
serpae tetras
black skirt tetra
golden algae eater
plecostomus (lol i like saying that more then pleco)
bronze cory cat (I like saying that more then corydora)

and thats all i can remember right now, not too much more.

onefish2fish 01-17-2009 07:48 PM

a 30 gallon or a 130 gallon?
common plecos grow 1.5' +

you paid $4 for 4 fry?

JHK30 01-17-2009 09:16 PM


Originally Posted by onefish2fish (Post 164460)
a 30 gallon or a 130 gallon?
common plecos grow 1.5' +

you paid $4 for 4 fry?

30 gallon. I know I am trading the pleco in soon

yes a guy on the forum fishman09 sold me them and ripped me off.

qk607 01-18-2009 12:52 AM

You got ripped off for sure. I could have given you a bagful of platy fry for $4.

Cody 01-18-2009 01:50 AM

Your signature says 130 gallon, just so you know...

dramaqueen 01-18-2009 09:01 AM

I think I'd disown that cousin of yours. lol

JHK30 01-18-2009 10:07 AM

@Cody: thanks lol I didn't notice!

@dramaqueen: what do you mean by disown?

dramaqueen 01-18-2009 10:22 AM

I was just It just means to not claim him as family.

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