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Old 01-04-2009, 08:51 PM
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Default Neons & Cardinals together?

I have 8 neon tetras in my tank living with some young discus & corys. I want to get more but am thinking of getting cardinals as they will be larger. Is this a good idea? Will they school with the existing neons?

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Old 01-04-2009, 09:11 PM
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Default Re: Neons & Cardinals together?

How big is the tank? I would hope that you are maintaining good water quality and have adequate filtration..................Neons and Cardinals are similar fish, but will they school together would be a guess. Your big concern in adding new fish is possibility of over crowding.
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Old 01-19-2009, 12:34 AM
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Default Re: Neons & Cardinals together?

Discus will grow to quite a big size so advise you to be careful putting in more fish
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Old 03-09-2009, 07:45 AM
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Default Re: Neons & Cardinals together?

Also, be prepared to move the neons to a different tank when the Discus gets bigger.
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Old 03-09-2009, 11:47 AM
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Default Re: Neons & Cardinals together?

Hi LlanelliP I have cory's, neons, cardinals, glowlights,& a few other small ones & 3 Angel fish & they seem to be doing ok my tank is 26&1/2 galls i think discus could be a bit like Angels terrortorial
 


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