Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/forum.php)
- Cyprinids and Atherinids (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/cyprinids-atherinids/)
- - Tiger Barbs in 15 gal tank?? (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/cyprinids-atherinids/tiger-barbs-15-gal-tank-35881/)
Tiger Barbs in 15 gal tank??
I was thinking of adding a small school (7-ish) of Tiger Barbs to a fifteen gallon tank. Right now, it's kind of "in-transition" so it only has 4 albino cory cats in it. Will the tank be able to handle the tiger barbs? Will the corys co-exist happily with the tiger barbs?
(the tank has been properly--fishlessly--cycled)
Tiger barbs prefer to be in tanks that have more horizontal room. Keeping a school of seven in a 15 gallon won't be sufficient, nor would it be a a suitable bioload. You'd be pushing limits. For a school of seven, I'd recommend a 29 gallon, at the minimum a 20.
|All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:27 AM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.