Sword Tail Question

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I brought two sword tails ( a female and a male ) from a fish store, the female dyed shortly after I put her in the tank. The male sword tail is now alone, he usually hangs out with a female guppy who's male died.
Is the sword tail ok on his own or should I get another one?
 

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The male will be fine on his own.

Just don't allow him to jump out (they are jumpers).
 
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Fanatic said:
How did you acclimate the fish? What size is your tank?
What are your water parameters? Is your tank cycled?

I think a single swordtail will be fine on his own, but you can always get more fish.
I clambered them by leaving the fish floating for about 10 minutes and then I added a bit of water to the bag every 10 minutes.

I have a 15 gallon tank.

The water perimeters are: 7 ph, nitrates 2 , nitrite 0, and Ammonia 0.
No the tank was not cycled and that was a big mistake I made.
 

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Guppppppppy said:
I clambered them by leaving the fish floating for about 10 minutes and then I added a bit of water to the bag every 10 minutes.

I have a 15 gallon tank.

The water perimeters are: 7 ph, nitrates 2 , nitrite 0, and Ammonia 0.
No the tank was not cycled and that was a big mistake I made.
That doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
You floated for ten and added water right before you added them.
Fish need to be acclimated for at least 30 minutes and add a bit of water every five minutes.
 
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Fanatic said:
That doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
You floated for ten and added water right before you added them.
Fish need to be acclimated for at least 30 minutes and add a bit of water every five minutes.
sorry, I ment to say I added a bit of water every 10 minutes for half an hour
 
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