|jack26707 ||01-07-2012 08:28 PM |
celestial pearl danio questions
Hi everybody, I used to have a betta in a 2.5 gallon tank and was looking for some new fish (not bettas) to go in it. I recently found some of these fish at the store and checked them out on here. In the profile I know it says that they should be in an 18 inch tank, but they're like half an inch. So I was just curious if these cool little guys could go in my tank. Thanks!
|fish joey ||01-07-2012 09:44 PM |
Sorry, but that seems a little small I have some in a 11 gallon....mine were small when I got them ...they are about an inch now ! CPD's are really cool fish but need more room I will be moving mine to bigger tank soon.:-D
|debit202 ||02-23-2012 08:40 AM |
I TOO WOULD LIKE TO GET SOME OF THESE FOR MY 6 GALLON TANK- wondering where to find them locally- we have petco, petsmart and a couple of lfs- any ideas? I will call the lfs to see if they have them-but-
|fish joey ||02-23-2012 08:44 AM |
What state are you in?
|debit202 ||02-23-2012 09:24 AM |
Thanks for the response. I'm in Washington state- Seattle area
|fish joey ||02-23-2012 10:02 AM |
I would ask your local store (not chain) if they can order them for you . I just got 6 more last weekend they are super cute!
|debit202 ||02-23-2012 02:50 PM |
My fish tank has a betta in it-see any issues? The would be living with him- tank is planted and I know they can handle the bio-load. I can't see if they are nippy or not- or would be towards my Beta- any ideas?
|fish joey ||02-23-2012 03:46 PM |
I have two female bettas with mine ...no issues
|Byron ||02-23-2012 08:57 PM |
A male Betta is quite a different thing from a female. A Betta deserves its own space; tankmates are usually problematic. Either the Betta will go after them--and given the size of the danio this is highly likely, mine ate neons--or the smaller danio will find it too tempting to resist nipping the Betta's fins.
Slow sedate fish like a Betta should not be combined with faster swimming fish like the danio.
We have this fish in our profiles, click the shaded name: Celestial Pearl Danio This is another species, like the Betta, that should be on its own in a species tank.
|debit202 ||02-23-2012 09:05 PM |
thanks Byron- thats the kind of info I was looking for
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