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Post by Graeme Robson » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:37 pm

I know we all have our own choices of "dither" fish. Whats your personal favorite for our Loaches? Mine has to be the Rasboras and Danio's, with the odd Barb. Whats yours?


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Post by JonGuerriero » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:38 pm

I used to have a school of 8 tiger barbs in with my clowns. The clowns seemed to like them and often the smaller clowns would school with them :D Now there are a school of rummy nosed tetras. These guys stay pretty small and school constantly.

With the yoyos I have there is a school of rummy nosed tetras, a school of neon tetras and a few black phantom tetras.

With the skunks I like giant danios and tiger barbs. They're big and hardy enough that the skunks to really mess with them too much.

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Post by newshound » Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:49 pm

with my dario, zebras and kubs I have neons...left over from my ex partner picking a cute fish.
with my yoyo and smaller darios I have rummy nose. I like the colour and schooling BUT they hang out at the bottom too much for my tastes.
In both tanks I also have hatchets.
In my other loach tanks I have no dithers.
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opps forgot my unheated 10 gallon with a 6 inch clown, 14 inch pl*co, goldfish, a gold algae eating loach and a blue ram :wink:
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Post by Jim Powers » Sat Jan 07, 2006 11:29 pm

I have praecox rainbows with kubotai, sids and pulchra.
I have golden white clouds and choprae danios in my two river tanks.
And, in my creek pool tank(hillstreams, gobies, bumblebee cats and V. maasai) I have brilliant rasboras.
In another tank I have chopraes with sids, schisturas and botia rostrata.

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Post by chefkeith » Sat Jan 07, 2006 11:56 pm

My favorite are Boesemani Rainbowfish. I'd like to try a few others though.

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Post by Anna » Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:34 am

I've got neons and a female betta - they give my tank a splash of color.
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Post by Emma Turner » Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:16 am

Barbs!
I'm a big fan of 'em! :D
We have a shoal of around 25 Puntius filamentosus in with the big Clowns:

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Post by jerry_tyler » Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:18 pm

I have 15 jumbo congo tetras and 15 redline torpito barb and a white fin rainbow shark , with 10 albino corys. Thats itwith the 4 six inche clowns :D

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Post by Graeme Robson » Thu Jan 12, 2006 1:07 pm

Love them Puntius filamentosus! :D

And also the Puntius denisonii :wink:

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Post by Kit » Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:48 pm

In one tank I have harlequin rasboros, neon tetras, serpae tetras, orange tail tetras and glass catfish in with yo-yos, clowns and kubotai. The other has no real dithers - 2 5" angels and 3 4" peacock cichlids in with 6 or 7 striata. The tank has lots of cover and they don't all ever come out at once :)

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barb tails

Post by jerry_tyler » Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:56 pm

both puntinus have about the same looking tail. the tips are about the same. nice picture

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Re: barb tails

Post by Graeme Robson » Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:14 pm

jerry_tyler wrote:both puntinus have about the same looking tail. the tips are about the same. nice picture
You mean red instead of yellow? Or yellow instead of red? :wink:

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