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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-26-2012, 05:51 PM Thread Starter
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Are cardinal tetras cannibals?

ok first id like show a pic of my tank =) before i get into this really bazaar situation i just encountered.

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now i was looking at my tank today and i noticed one of my cardinals swimming around with a tetra tail in his mouth =S here is a picture you cant really see it but i saw it with my eyes it was another tetras tail did he eat another tetra !?

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Fish eat other fish....most likely it was feeding on an already dead fish...but usually any fish small enough to fit in another fish mouth can be fair game. Some fish are more aggressive than others....Its a Fish eat Fish kinda thing....
Survival of the fittest, biggest, fastest....etc.....
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Fish eat other fish....most likely it was feeding on an already dead fish...but usually any fish small enough to fit in another fish mouth can be fair game. Some fish are more aggressive than others....Its a Fish eat Fish kinda thing....
Survival of the fittest, biggest, fastest....etc.....
excellent explanation lol
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