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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 04:55 AM Thread Starter
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Question Dwarf Gourami


I was wondering whether a Dwarf Gourami could be kept with my Betta in a 60 gall? I was also wondering if i bought a Cichlid as a fry if it would end up being okay with my Neons and my Betta? I know they both might be a long shot, but i was just looking for another bigger fish to be a tank mate and not just a load of smaller ones.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 09:33 AM
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I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news but neither of those are a good idea. The Gourami and the betta would be more than like fight and the chiclid when he gets big could kill both of the others if I am not mistaken. It does not matter that they grow up together it is in there genes and you can not change that.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-25-2009, 09:36 AM
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i agree completely with calmwaters

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-28-2009, 06:22 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah, I kind of expected that answer, i just thought because there is so much room it may not be so much of a problem.
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