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Old 02-14-2013, 07:05 AM   #1
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HEY NEW YORK (neon tetra species tank)


HEY EVERYONE

SO I FINALLY CAME UP WITH A SCHEME FOR MY 20 GALLON TANK,

neon tetra species tank WITH DWARF SAG, RED MELON SWORDS N WATER SPRITE AS THE PLANTS

2 QUESTIONS

HOW MANY NEONs CAN I SHOCK IN THIS TANK 15? 20? 25?

BETTER FISH STORE PLACE 2 BUY NEONS? WIN? PACIFIC? FISH TOWN? PETSMART? PETLAND?

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Old 02-14-2013, 07:10 AM   #2
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a dozen neon would be a good number to start. I buy them from petsmart only cuz their the only big chain in my area and their stock are somewhat ok. I find petland to be a bit more expensive.
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Why neon tetra? why not Cardinals...or Green Tetra? My personal choice is Cardinals...Win carries them for $1/each. I would start with 10ish and go up to 50-60..assuming 20 gal long tank..
You must have good filter and regular weekly water change is needed to keep the herd happy..
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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20 gallon High
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:36 PM   #5
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yay for tank setup! but why all the caps?
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:13 PM   #6
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Why neon tetra? why not Cardinals...or Green Tetra? My personal choice is Cardinals...Win carries them for $1/each. I would start with 10ish and go up to 50-60..assuming 20 gal long tank..
You must have good filter and regular weekly water change is needed to keep the herd happy..
I agree here, cardinals have the same colors as neons, and are a better choice IMO, but if you really like neons then go for it.
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Old 02-15-2013, 03:26 AM   #7
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yay for tank setup! but why all the caps?

lol, i Have a bad habit writing in caps
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Are cardinal tetras (and tetras in general) safe to keep around shrimp fry?
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:46 PM   #9
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Are cardinal tetras (and tetras in general) safe to keep around shrimp fry?
Even adult shrimp aren't safe around tetras. Even if they appear to be at first, its only a matter of time before the tetras realize that shrimp are delicious.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:05 PM   #10
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I did the tank yesterday :
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