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dr heckle 07-18-2008 06:22 AM

barbs and cafish a good combo?
 
is it safe to keep a catfish in with a mixed assortment of 5 barbs including a 1 tiger barb.
and if so what kind keeping in mind it cant grow TOO big :wink:

Lupin 07-18-2008 06:49 AM

What species are your barbs and catfish? What size is the tank? Any other fish in it?

dr heckle 07-22-2008 03:41 AM

1 rosie 2 chequer a green tiger and an unknown no existing catfish
:wink:

1077 07-22-2008 07:54 AM

If you have a large enough tank so that fish are not crowded, I see no problem with catfish and barbs. Barbs are not fond of nipping the fins of fish that poke back! :)


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