killer fish! - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 05-04-2009, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
New Member
killer fish!

Yeah, wow.

So i fed my fish yesterday and all of them were there, none were dead or acting wierd. So this morning i go to feed my fish and there is a tiger barb floating at the bottom of the tank.

All his fins were eaten off. His entire stomach area was gone. His eyes were gone. His mouth was all torn up.

I think i might have a killer fish in my tank. lol

Its been setup for more than 6 months and this is the first problem
Burninator is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 Old 05-04-2009, 08:37 PM
New Member
Busgod's Avatar
What types of fish do you have?

"Of all the things I lost in life I miss my mind the most"

Work in progress what do you think so far:
Busgod is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 05-04-2009, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
New Member
Its in my tank listed

tiger barbs
green barbs
cherry barbs
Burninator is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 05-05-2009, 06:30 AM
1077's Avatar
Both the eel and pleco would take advantage of a dead fish and view is as a free meal. I would doubt either would be able to chase down and kill a healthy tiger barb. Could have been this barb became weakened from being nipped at or harrassed by others ,and finally succumbed.

The most important medication in your fish medicine cabinet is.. Clean water.
1077 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 05-05-2009, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
New Member
maybe. I Just thought it was REALLY wierd to see one of them dead. They are still extremely healthy and active ya know
Burninator is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 05-05-2009, 09:28 AM
Gold Member
aunt kymmie's Avatar
What 1077 suggests would be the most likely scenario.

If you don't stand up for something you'll fall for anything...
aunt kymmie is offline  

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Killer Gourami Crawson Anabantids 6 10-13-2008 05:13 PM
Killer Wood? sweetnsourkarma DIY Aquarium 1 10-13-2008 03:48 AM
Looking for a killer - tiny and efficient PDXfishy Freshwater and Tropical Fish 8 08-05-2008 12:20 AM
Help with Killer Powerhead binaryjripper Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 2 12-31-2007 11:16 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome