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How large do the fry need to be before they can become tank members with the rest of our fish. They are in a holding net and we have not lost any as of yet, filled the bottom of the net with small gravel so the fish can not get to them, they have learnt to hit the deck if anything comes two close. How big would they need to be before they will not become food for the adult :fish: ??? They are just over one week old . Many thanks Gary.
 

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That usually depends on the size of your other fish.

I think the norm is to wait until the fry can no longer fit in their mouth.

I usually add them at 1â€
 

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How big is your tank? What is average size of the other fish in your tank?

A good rule of thumb is to wait until the fry are big enough so they do not become fish food but if you have the room in your tank you could always make a pile of round rocks so that the fry have a good place to hide. You might still lose a few fish though.
 
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