Can Rcs Live With Glofish?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by rrbauer96, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. rrbauer96Valued MemberMember

    Just curious if I could put a few RCS in a 10 gal. that has 3 very old glofish in it. There are several hiding places including pvc connectors, fake plants, and I have a marimo ball on its way. Any insight would be great.
     
  2. KinsKicksFishlore VIPMember

    They should would be just fine. Glofish aren't necessarily predators and their mouths are too small to eat them anyhow. Just be sure they get fed (which they probably will be from leftover food)
     
  3. rrbauer96Valued MemberMember

    Okay thanks :D
     
  4. Dave125gFishlore LegendMember

  5. FishandFunValued MemberMember

    Should be fine.
     
  6. Al913Fishlore VIPMember

    Actually it depends on the type of glofish :). Are these the tiger barbs, zebra danios, or skirt tetra?

    The tiger barb and skirt tetra will definetly eat the RCS but not sure about the danios.

    Ghost shrimps are different than RCS, they are bigger for the start thus making them harder to eat. RCS stands out and are slower thus making them easy targets if the fish are interested.
     
  7. Dave125gFishlore LegendMember

    Good point.
     
  8. rrbauer96Valued MemberMember

    Yes they are the white skirt tetra version of the glofish...so you're saying ghostshrimp would be better than RCS?
     
  9. Dave125gFishlore LegendMember

    My glow tetra do fine with ghost shrimp. I never tried RCS. tho
     
  10. Al913Fishlore VIPMember

    Yes
     
  11. rrbauer96Valued MemberMember

    Will go to my lfs this weekend and check them out :D
     
  12. leftswerveWell Known MemberMember

    Rhumor has it ghost and RCS fight with RCS loosing. Just saying your done once you get ghost.
     
  13. rrbauer96Valued MemberMember

    Yeah I'm planning on getting just ghosts.
     
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