Piranhas Forum banner
1 - 18 of 18 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,102 Posts
well you could always try it ... as long as you raise them from young together and fedd em plenty with my experiences as long as we are talking RBP or similar you syhould do ok mixing them P with memegers of teh subfamily ... just my opinion...make sure you feed plenty though
 

·
joey'd is da man
Joined
·
11,920 Posts
hastatus said:
Exodon paradoxus are the primary food of young piranhas, along with other silvery characins. Why would you wish to feed them to piranhas? Are they not expensive?
This guy knows is stuff.
note: piranha scientist
I would take his advice!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
38 Posts
I just got a good deal on some Exodons (2 for 10 bucks). So i threw them in the tank with my cariba and RBPs. They are just so fast not one of my piranhas can catch up to them. They have stayed alive just fine for a week now. Unless they make a mistake and swim in front of the big cariba, they will be alive for a long time.
 

·
OPEFE
Joined
·
9,941 Posts
Don't waste your money (even if they are cheap)...sooner or later the exodons will die...!
 

·
5 TIME CHAMPS
Joined
·
15,414 Posts
Discussion Starter · #15 ·
talk about the revive the thread from its grave jan21.....hahaha.....well i tried it anyways and all 5 bucks tooth were eatten....with hours
 

·
Hello Everybody!
Joined
·
1,647 Posts
I think success depends on tank size and setup. Honestly, for those who have claimed that it was a waste of money, how big was your tank? Most unsuccessful attempts that I have read about were in tanks that were less than 100 gallons.

I have kept 20 exos in a 180 mixed pygo tank with success for about a year. The tank had plenty of open space for the exos to swim and the pygos really never seemed to be interested in them anyways. Of course, they were well fed...

The reason for their death was due to an extended blackout that lasted more than a day. The pygos were lethargic but the exos were dead.
 

·
I Have No Fish but I Have Japanese Girls On My Ava
Joined
·
14,634 Posts
i too had success with Exos in a tank with my RBs before. 10 Exos in a tank of 4 5" RBs in a 125 gal. All were eatten though after purchasing 7"+ Rbs afterwards. 2 were housed in with my Rhom which were eatten with a couple hrs.
 
1 - 18 of 18 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top