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post #1 of 3 Old 09-05-2012, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Question Red Tail Tinfoil Barbs in 55 gallon

Can I get a school of Red Tail Tinfoil Barbs in a 55gallon with a Senegal Bichir?
Don't confuse Red Tail Tinfoil Barbs with Tinfoil Barbs, different fish.
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post #2 of 3 Old 09-05-2012, 07:49 PM
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A couple profiles list them at about 8 inches - too big for a 55.

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
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post #3 of 3 Old 09-05-2012, 11:05 PM
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Agreed, they grow too big for a 55 tank, 5-6ft long tank is required as they are extremely active swimmers.

10g Fry / Hospital / QT tank (as needed)

75g Saltwater Reef, Ocellaris Clownfish, Lyretail Antias (baby), Lemon damsel, Longtail Fairy Wrasse, purple dottyback, snails, crabs and a few LPS corals.

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