What's a CPD?

  1. Linda4088

    Linda4088 Well Known Member Member

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    What's a CPD?
     

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    Celestial Pearl Danio:
     

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    CPDs are really neat. Just be sure you can maintain the low temperatures they appreciate :)
     
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    Ive got 4 male Dario Darios (scarlet badis )and have absolutely no problems with them and I would say they the CPDs in my tank are more violent. I got 6 as fry and only 2 were male, 1 ended up killing the other.

    You might have trouble with 2 but 3 or 4 should be fine as it would spread out any aggression and they tend to stay out of each others territory once its established.
     
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    Linda4088 Well Known Member Member

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    i really like the Killi Fish but they are so confusing. They will be in with red cherry shrimp. Will they eat them? I private messaged the guy from Fish Lore about the cherry shrimp and these fish but like I said he hasn't been on the site since May so how do I find out and where to get them?
     
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    Linda4088 Well Known Member Member

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    I just placed an order for 2 pair of Fundulopanchax Gardneri Killi fish with EricV. On the Swap link on FishLore. Thanks so much Phishphin for your suggestion. I researched them and I believe they will be perfect for my 10 gallon and my 40 gallon. I just don't remember if they eat cherry shrimp. Too much info.
     
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    This may be worthy of establishing a new thread for this question, but I don't want to leave you hanging. I purchased mine from Aquabid from a member there that goes by the name BHodgkis (or something similar). Excellent fish and an excellent beginner experience for killis. Can be managed in a community, but avoid stocking with semi-agressive fish. The male will want to display and not all will take kindly to this.

    edit: they will eat the RCS if they are juveniles. They do not bother my full grown shrimp. Love the babies though...
     
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    I'm planning on getting cherry shrimp. From what my research says they can keep the bottom pretty clean.
     

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