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Cameron - 2018-02-26
When I was first establishing my 20g tank I was persuaded to add this adult male dwarf neon rainbowfish... I quickly read up that these fish are happier in groups of at least 5 and to keep them the same sex with that many. So I added three more males that appear to be juveniles, though I can at least see their colors. (the shop only had the three, they gave me a fourth that was female on accident) and Bo (the adult male) is absolutely brutal with them. Chasing nonstop. Food aggressive... just today I found one of the other males dead. His scales on either side looked nipped to pieces. To be honest I don't know if that happened before or after he died but he wasn't sick or anything prior. Is it possible that the adult is actually better off by himself? I would like to avoid any more casualties. I should note he's only aggressive with his own kind. The other fish he leaves alone.

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  • Rebecca Blanca - 2018-04-04
    Your male to female ratio is way off. You need at LEAST one female for every male. If you can add females, it should help your situation.
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-05
    I would put these fish with redfin shinner fish as a community.
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Dani B. - 2007-12-11
My dwarf neon rainbows are a delight to keep! They are active, happy, and hearty eaters. I started with a trio of 1 male and 2 females. I quickly added 2 more males, and 5 more females for a total of 10. They are a beautiful grouping in a 20 gallon. I would highly recommend a tank dedicated to them.

Ps. I did receive these from a LFS who had just gotten them in and within a week all of them did develop ICK, but treated with Aquarisol they did quite well.

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Trent Cloin - 2009-11-05
I have had my dwarf neons for about six months. The are great fish. Their colors get brighter with age. They are a lot of fun to watch. I have 3 males with 1 female in a 20 gallon tank. I know this is not a normal male/female stocking ratio, but my female seems to be doing quite well. The males will make advances at her for a few minutes in the mornings when I turn the aquarium light on. She doesn't pay much attention to them anyway. Beautiful fish and enjoyable to keep.

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Holly - 2009-05-07
Hi!
When I first got my dwarf rainbowfish, I asked for 2 females and 1 male. But when I got home I found out I had 2 males and 1 female. They all looked healthy and were feeding well. A week later I found one dead. I could not work out what was wrong so I watched the tank carefully. A week later I found another one dead. I was only left with a female. I was sad because they are amazing fish and I was now worried about my female. Now- 3 months later she is still around and doing great. After the last one died I added bacteria medicine. This worked and I saw a great advance in the females behaviour. She is shoaling with my other fish- but I feel it is unfair to leave her by herself. and wonder if I should I get more dwarf rainbowfish. I recommend these fish- they are great to watch. Just make sure they are healthy when you get them.
Thanks!

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BigRob - 2011-09-10
These are beautiful fish. I have four different species of rainbows in a 37 gallon mixed with a few emerald and peppered corys and they do quite well they are fun to watch. Just be careful what fish you mix in. In my experience they are also killers yes killers .... Happy fishing

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Dawn - 2017-02-04
I picked out two Texas green cichlids at the store And it just so happened one was ale and one was female. We had them a month and they laid eggs and had babies. I have been so impressed with the male and female partnership when it comes to caring for the babies. We are about four weeks out since they hatched and we just got a fry holder to put them in because we noticed they are slowly disappearing. There are about twelve left. Not sure what's next mom and dad look frisky again. Lol

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  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-01-29
    Well tjhe only fish that will be getting frisky I'm my long long long long 40gallon tank I'm getting will be a pair of [SMALLMOUTH BASS],I will add 4 big male pumpkinseed sunfish, 2 clown loach catfish, and 1 single male Rio grande texas cichlid. THAT WILL BE A GREAT COMMUNITY😁😁😁😁😁 πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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Sam - 2013-01-06
I have a male black belt but I am looking for a female.

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  • Derek - 2013-08-21
    I have a beautiful female not sure how old. Where do you live I'm living in Canada, Toronto?
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Dan Lewis - 2005-05-13
I have had my Tex for about 2 years he is about 7 inches now. He has killed all other tank mates up to this point but recently I put a divider in the tank. I have placed a baby Jaguar Cichlid in the other side and a large Pleco in his side. The Pleco has taken a beating but is fine now. The baby Jaguar has gotten through the divider and is still alive! The Tex even protects him, they swim together, eat side by side, and if the Pleco comes close to the baby Jag he gets a stern warning by the Tex. I have never seen this sort of behavior before, I am truly shocked (and happy). As a side note try feeding your Tex right out of your hand, just watch out for them teeth!

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  • Clarice Brough - 2013-01-15
    Sounds like they enjoy having company, very cool they are getting along:)
  • Wolfman🐺 - 2020-02-01
    Thats why I'm putting a pair of [SMALLMOUTH BASS]. to breed in a long long long long 40 gallon tank and move the female to another big tank after they spawn the male will care for the babies. I will add 4 male pumpkinseed sunfish, 2 clown loach catfishand 1 single male Rio grande texas cichlid that will live in a cave in a dark area with red coral trees.πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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Sara - 2019-09-07
Does anybody know where you can get some in 2019? I’ve found EMR exotics but they don’t currently have any for sale.

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  • Terry - 2020-02-01
    Did you find one? I have a Regent Parrot for sale now with cage. Virginia local delivery only. Olderstill@hotmail.com
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Alex - 2016-12-12
I just found out what my fish is finally. It is a gold severum. My problem is that it has been hitting the top of the tank for about a month. I have tried to see if it is jumping at something particular, but I have found nothing in or on top of the lid. Nothing has changed in it's environment. The only thing that I have changed is the food. I went from one pellet brand to another. But everything else is the same. It has been doing this for about three weeks now and started jumping more frequently. I have turned the lights out in the tank and still no change. I have changed the water and cleaned the water filter, still nothing. There are no obvious signs of disease. Nothing else unusual. Please help! I'm afraid that it is going to hurt itself. I have had it for about 2.5 years.

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  • Jim - 2020-01-31
    Hiya I have two big Severums I think yours banging your lid to get snails or food that has splashed up and got stuck to it mine do it on the glass don’t worry they won’t do anything that will hurt them self’s, maybe once, but won’t anymore.
    Hope this helps
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