Zebra Danio - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By RussellTheShihTzu
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-10-2018, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
TFK Moderator
 
Rainbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 2,378
Zebra Danio

I don't want to mess up anymore. In the next week or two I'm going to be able to get to PetSmart and will be able to get more zebra danio to replace the ones that I lost.

I started out with 6 but stressed the poor things out so much that I lost all but 1, I have him and a betta (they are cohabiting peacefully so far) in a 10 gal tank and since the remaining zebra is now doing well, I'll get a 20 gal long to properly house him in the next month or two. My question is should I get him 5 or 6 buddies and hope that a school of them does not take to harassing the betta, or should I just leave well enough alone and not get any more zebras until I get the 20 gal long?
Rainbo is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-10-2018, 06:58 PM
Member
 
ryry2012's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 1,801
If I were you, I would wait until setting up a 20L. Then I would use a 10 gallon or 20L as a quarantine tank for new guys.
ryry2012 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-10-2018, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
TFK Moderator
 
Rainbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 2,378
Thanks for replying. I was waffling both ways. I know from finally properly researching that the fin nipping done by them tends to occur when the tank's too small, but at the same time I know he'll do best with a 5 or more zebra.
Rainbo is online now  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2018, 09:32 PM
TFK Moderator
 
RussellTheShihTzu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 17,733
I've always believe if it ain't broke don't fix it. So I'd leave alone until I could get a suitable tank.
Rainbo likes this.

My 60-Year Aquarium and 52-Year Betta Addictions
https://www.bettafish.com/144-journa...addiction.html

Linking member
Betta and Plants and Friends, Oh My!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/461885880848032/

If your dog thinks you are the greatest do not seek a second opinion
RussellTheShihTzu is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Zebra Danio Fry??? InfiniteGlory Other Fish 8 02-06-2017 07:57 PM
Zebra danio cycle?? Heartbettas Other Fish 1 12-16-2014 02:48 PM
Zebra Danio? legos008 Betta Fish Compatibility 8 08-10-2014 04:35 PM
Can anyone take this zebra danio? ashleigheperry Other Fish 2 05-26-2013 01:00 AM
Zebra Danio breeding? Lunatatice The Lounge 5 10-02-2010 09:59 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome