Rainbow shark and Dojo loach

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by AnthonyHutchison, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. AnthonyHutchison

    AnthonyHutchisonValued MemberMember

    Will these two species get along in a tank
     
  2. Dave125g

    Dave125gFishlore LegendMember

    I'm not sure about yours, but my rainbow wad a bully, I had to rehome him
     
  3. TexasDomer

    TexasDomerFishlore LegendMember

    What size tank?
     




  4. OP
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    AnthonyHutchison

    AnthonyHutchisonValued MemberMember

    20 tall
     
  5. Dovah

    DovahWell Known MemberMember

    20 tall is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...... wait for it....... aaaaaaaaaaay too small for a rainbow shark, or any kind of shark for that matter.

    Your dojo loach is not suitable for a tank that size, either. They need friends, besides the lack of space.

    Edited to add: To answer your question, with a large enough aquarium, I think they could coexist. 20 high is not that aquarium.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2016
  6. justice howeNew MemberMember

    Yes. As long as they are in a 5 gallon or more they should be fine :)
     
  7. Dovah

    DovahWell Known MemberMember

    No... absolutely not, and smiles don't make it better. I wouldn't keep either in the absolute minimum of a 55 gallon aquarium..
     
  8. justice howeNew MemberMember

    I know plenty of people that have rainbow sharks in 20 longs. Not everything has to be perfect
     
  9. Dovah

    DovahWell Known MemberMember

    a 20 long is insufficient for either fish, and you have a tall. Rehome your current fish and grab some fishpeople that are compatible.
     




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