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MISSING NEONS

Posted By: greg <gregandeileen@juno.com>
Date: Thursday, 5 September 2002, at 4:00 p.m.

A while ago I bought some small neons to replace some old ones that had died. One by one they disappeared- I am sure they got 'et up!

So solve this, who dunnit? My two largest clowns are big enough to have eaten them. My Lyretail Sword is too small, as is my Gourami. The small Zebras get a bye, as does my still-small rainbow-shark (too small). This leaves my newer Paradise Fish, who hasn't proven to be aggressive at all, despite what the books say.

He is gettin bigger, eats a lot, and his colors (turquoise-blue with red vertical stripes) are getting very bright and beautiful. Eat a neon? Maybe, he might be able to, although he is still only about 3" long.

So, was it the loaches or the Paradise? My adult neons are fine, big, fat and colorful and quite old. The small ones all disappeared over two weeks- vani