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PostPosted: 2011.12.20(Tue)8:00    Post subject: Fin nipping? Reply with quote

hello all;
I have had my 170 litre aquarium running for a year now and had the same fish (basically) since I set the thing up, but I have noticed that some of the fins are seeming 'nipped' my profile contains the info on what fish my tank contains

any advice would be greatly appreciated Smile
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PostPosted: 2011.12.20(Tue)15:25    Post subject: Reply with quote

170 litre; 1 angle fish, 2 yoyo loaches, 2 red and blue columbian tetras, 4 head and tail light tetras, 7 guppies, 1 large siamese algae eater, 1 cory cat, 5 platies, 2 danios, 1 black ghost knife (17cm), 2 rosy tetras.

You have several known nippers in the tank and the stocking is inappropriate.
You need to rehome the Knife fish ASAP unless you can soon get a 400 litre or larger tank.
The tetras, danio, corydoras & loaches need to be in larger groups - but the tank is too small for that many fish especially given the size of adult yoyos. The Columbians, angel & BGKF are the most likely suspects.
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