Dilemma; what should I do?

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ok I set the tank up for my shrimp today, it took a few hours and sand is still a little dirty with leave litter and chewed bark

but my dilemma is that I have fish in the tank I dont want in there.

The Bn plecs are staying the FM and angel can be moved to big tank but that leaves some geo and istlanum fry. The problem being these are runt fry that have never grown. these fish are 6months old or more.

A) What is wrong with them?
b) Should I get rid of them or put them in big tank and hope for best?

I dont know what to do; but I do want to get this tank setup with shrimp, mountain minnows and perhaps a betta or dwarf gourami.

anyhow here is tank and fish.




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sell them real cheap
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I gave the last batch of fry a way to a shop; but I thought these guys were abit you know odd to sell on. Ones got a deformed tail, another looks like a parrot rather than istlanum. (But I kind of like him) I guess I havent the heart to kill them but not sure what to do either. Grants dad has one of the geo batch and he is about 5inches now where as these runts are only and inch and same goes for istie fry.

Dont know whether to move angel and FM and see if the other fish grow. But I dont think they will.

Also I am thinking about getting plants on driftwood for the empty back between tree and Buddha. So shrimp have more hiding space.

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also what you guys think of the setup?

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tehmole replied the topic: Dilemma; what should I do?

i like the setup ... very zen with the buddha ...

if there's no room for them..i would donate them to your LFS
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what type of wood is that? Mopani?
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not sure what wood I buy it from a florist trader, a lot cheaper and better wood. I sold a bit on ebay because I had too much.

I think a lfs will just kill these fish because they are a bit rejects and the shops will not sell them on if they dont look good.

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sell them as feeders.
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jnet replied the topic: Dilemma; what should I do?

I cant sell fat sam as a feeder I like him :)

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jnet replied the topic: Dilemma; what should I do?

but he is a n istlanum and he will eat the shrimpies although he might not know he is a istlanum. Like my jds think they are mollies as they were brought up by mummy molly

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