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  1. The Lounge & Introductions
    Hi, I just wanted to tell you guys a weird story that happened many years ago. We had a few serpae tetras, one of which kept getting fatter. Instead of laying eggs, one day the tetra was dead, the belly ripped open, and 1 baby fish was swimming around. Perhaps a cm long. No eggs, no other...
  2. Fish
    I've never kept either of these lovlies before, and have questions about them: 1. We were told by multiple experienced keepers that the Rios and Serpaes will school (or, at least, not be rude to each other). So far, they dont really school much at all, but don't hate each other...? Input? 2...
  3. Fish
    I have a 10 gallon planted aquarium with eco complete substrate, a solid heater and a penguin 150 biowheel filter. Currently, it houses 5 serpae tetra, a neon who doesnt know he is not a serpae and a bristlenose catfish. I see people on here housing quite a bit in a ten gallon. To help reduce...
  4. For Sale/Trade
    I have 5 large very healthy adult Serpae tetras. I had them for about a year and I got them as juveniles. They started killing my guppies so they are pretty aggressive, I don't mean just nipping they really went after the guppies like little piranhas. I feed them a mix of frozen foods, flake...
  5. Fish
    As the title says, how do you know male from female. I have 5 in a 10G but not sure what I have. Also, any idea of breeding them? I'm assuming it's nothing like your typically platy and molly since they've been in there over a year and I've never seen offspring (from what I know) Thanks!
  6. Fish
    Today I bought 6 Serpae Tetra(sold as Red Minor Tetra) from Petsmart for a $1 a fish. Got them home, acclimated them by putting the bag in the tank for about 10-15 min, then dumped in about a pint of tank water, let sit for 10-15, another pint in the bag, then 10-15 and netted them into the...
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