Pregnant Neon Tetra?

Richard

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I have a pregnant Neon Tetra in a community tank that contains Silver-tip tetras who seem to be a bit territorial..should I move her out to a smaller tank on her own?..and if so,what's the best way to furnish the tank?
 

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You can't move her out on her own otherwise the egss won't get fertilized, you'd have to move the whole school, and have to make sure the parents don't eat the eggs, you may have to have some plants like java moss on the bottom i'm not sure. Never bred them. Supposed to be very hard to and extremely hard to raise fry. Also I think the tank has to be dark, like don't turn the lights or something because the eggs are light sensitive or something like that.

Hopefully someone else will know , if not do a google search.
 
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Thanks J-Man..I've taken your advice and shifted the rest of the Neon school over to her tank..maybe some soft light and a little Barry White in the background to set the mood?..lol..seriously though,thanks.
 

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How do you recognize when a neon tetra is pregnant? Because some of my neons are really "fat" - does that mean they may be pregnant?
 

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Female Neons are fatter than the male, it`s very rare to have them breed in captivity.
 

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Carol,
what is a turqouise danio? I used to have a zebra danio... I am VERY interested in fish. I got $40 for xmas and I plan to use it on fish things! currently I have one 1.5 gallon tank and two neon tetras in it. thnx!! Miley
 

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