So in this case you do need the threat fish to get them back in a group. However, I wonder if the level of threat to get them schooling is also quite stressful and might effect their long term health - could be ethically thin ice to keep your fish scared so they compliment your planted tank...?!Lemon tetras exhibit an interesting behaviour pattern in the aquarium, replicated by several other characin species, in which males will adopt 'landmarks' within the aquarium and use these as places from which to display as maturity approaches. Displays are principally performed between rival males...
SuperColey1 said:On the display front, when I had Cardinals (pre washing up liquid) 5 or 6 of them (I assume males) would line up head to toe about an inch apart in front of the large Mopani and just "hang" there, meaning that they would be motionless.
Was quite cool to watch as if they were all tied together and then the thread attached to each end of the glass.
Thomas McMillan said:I've been looking around and it seems Lampeye Killis shoal quite well?
Garuf said:From looking through other peoples thread's microrasborra seem to shoal really well, 20 in a 60cm tank would be a sight to be seen.