Tetras eating Anubias?!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by kymmy1, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. kymmy1New MemberMember

    Hi there, I'm looking at getting Diamond and Congo tetras and I've heard they like to eat Anubias. Just wondering if there is anyone out there that have these tetras, and that haven't eaten their Anubias. Id like to attempt aquascape with this plant so was hoping that there is a chance they won't eat them. Or is there any other plant that will attach to a rock or driftwood that will have dangling roots? :)
  2. Aster

    AsterWell Known MemberMember

    I don't have those tetras but anubias is pretty hardy. The leaves are tough, relatively thick, and waxy so I'm not sure how much damage they'd actually do to it. I don't have any experience with them though :)
  3. Maxi1Valued MemberMember

    I'm wondering what size tank you will be putting these fish in. I love Congo tetras but they get large, 5 or so inches and are very boisterous when grown.

    I didn't notice them eating my plants, they never stopped zipping around long enough, lol.
  4. OP

    kymmy1New MemberMember

    I'll be purchasing a 450 litre :)
  5. Maxi1Valued MemberMember

    Ooh, I'd like to see that tank when it's set up! I had 8 congos in a 55 gallon and once grown, they took over the whole tank. They are beautiful though. Have fun...
  6. OP

    kymmy1New MemberMember

    Will be a little while before I get though, just researching so I can properly set up, I'm so excited

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