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Old 12-25-2008, 11:40 AM
silent_rock_faery silent_rock_faery is offline
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Default school together or separate?

just a quick question.

would 5 neon tetras and 5 black neon tetras school together or separately?

thanks.
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Old 12-26-2008, 02:11 AM
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Default Re: school together or separate?

They probably will swim together on occasions but may not shoal in the true sense of the word. They are both a tetra species but are not related and Neonís prefer the middle/lower levels while Black Neonís prefer the upper levels.
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Old 12-26-2008, 12:00 PM
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Default Re: school together or separate?

thanks.

i was thinking of getting 5 of each when my tank cycles.

sound ok?
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