- - red tail sharks
|lowco1 ||03-10-2009 01:48 AM |
red tail sharks
So I have heard to not put 2 red tail sharks into the same tank together is it really that much of a problem because my poor shark looks pretty lonley and he is in a 55 gal tank?
In my opinion, It's not a good idea. One shark would rule the 55 gal and the other would be miserable.
|Fishin Pole ||03-10-2009 08:16 AM |
I second what 1077 said, 2 redtails are more than likely gonna be an agression issue with one of them losing the battle
|Tyyrlym ||03-10-2009 11:07 AM |
They're not lonely. They're loners by nature.
|veganchick ||03-13-2009 12:40 PM |
I agree. he should be just fine! I <3 rts. MAKE SURE U KEEP A REALLY TIGHT LID ON! Babies can jump about a foot in the air, so I don't want to think about what a full grown RTS would do!
+1. My old RTBS could jump out of nets...
|ScottishGirrl ||03-16-2009 05:30 PM |
I wouldnt try it, not worth the risk!
They are territorial, my one (memphis) fights with his reflection!!haha
|DropquickMurphy ||04-03-2009 02:45 AM |
ya if you decide to put other fish in the tank with the red tail make sure you have a little cave or something so the red tail can claim it as its own.
|Zincubus ||04-04-2009 04:48 PM |
I have managed 2 in a four foot tank a few years ago . There were plenty of hiding places and plants , though. I also had a red fin shark in there as well.
As above - one will be dominant.
|Zincubus ||04-05-2009 01:42 PM |
Another option I tried and had success with was to add a Clown Loach or two or more.
A while ago I had A large Red tail black shark and it's buddy a clown loach - they were inseparable !!
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