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Trishfish 03-28-2007 07:05 PM

Now what should I do with my Neon Tetra?
 
I posted last week regarding "Scraped scales or worse?" and my little neon has healed as best he can. I don't think his dorsal fin will ever be quite right again but he swims well and eats well. He's staying in my 10G shrimp tank but he's all alone. Should I leave him there or return him to my big tank? Any thoughts? I'm afraid he'll be picked on again. Thanks.

Lupin 03-28-2007 07:10 PM

Why not buy him some companions?:) 5 more will make 6. Even if it's not a shoal, at least, he has company.:)

Trishfish 03-28-2007 07:45 PM

Isn't a fish that's visibly weaker in some way at greater risk?

Lupin 03-28-2007 08:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trishfish
Isn't a fish that's visibly weaker in some way at greater risk?

Give him a few days then before he can either join his community or get new companions.:)


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