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Jayy 02-15-2010 04:08 PM

how many cherry barbs..........................
how many cherry barbs do i need to keep in a tank just need to know :-D;-)

Angel079 02-15-2010 07:04 PM

Would help if we knew the tank size and who else is living in it? :-)

Jayy 02-16-2010 02:05 PM

its a 35 gallon and some mollies and platies

Angel079 02-16-2010 02:13 PM

Lets assume you have 5 Molly and 5 Platy's each and nothing else in the tank then I'd add no more then 5-7 Cherry's in it.

Jayy 02-16-2010 02:22 PM

right now i only have 1 platy and 2 mollies

iamntbatman 02-17-2010 03:24 AM

Cherry barbs do best in trios of 1 male to 2 females. The male will compete for the attention of the females and will display for them, which is pretty cool to watch.

Jayy 02-17-2010 01:53 PM

thank you soooo much! lammtbatman;-)

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