General Aquaria Discussion • Swordtail tank

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Postby blairo1 » Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:57 pm

I don't know sorry bud - I'm terrible with common names, it's the ichthyologist in me that just won't have a minute of it :lol:.

I have a suspicion that what you refer to are actually called Palaemonetes paludosus. Much smaller, my fish would eat them in a matter of seconds :lol:.
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Postby james1983 » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:58 pm

swordtails will breed with other swordtails and platies, not mollies. if youre doing a 20 gallon i would start off with one male and 4 females. youll have more fry than you can handle in no time so stocking the tank wont be a problem. just make sure you have more males that females because the males are always really really horny.
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Postby Mr_Yellow_Shoes » Mon Jun 30, 2008 6:23 pm

:roll: :lol: Thanks james, and I think I might just stick with dwarf frogs, I have some already, and I love them :D
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