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shadow23 02-07-2011 07:15 PM

playing or fighting?
 
What are they doing? fighting or mating?:|:-)




jeaninel 02-07-2011 07:27 PM

They're sparring for dominance. How many barbs do you have?

shadow23 02-07-2011 07:28 PM

lol... i have 3...

jeaninel 02-07-2011 07:35 PM

Silly me...I just noticed it's in your sig. I was going to suggest getting more as they should be kept in groups of 6 or more but you're 10 gallon tank is already overstocked. The Rosy Barbs can get a pretty good size on them (I've seen them close to 4") and they're active swimmers. A 36" tank length is suggested minimum. The goldfish will also outgrow the 10 gallon. Any plans for a larger tank in your future?

Lupin 02-08-2011 09:58 PM

Male rosies live up to their name...rosy. Females are plain gold. Looks like both are girls.

Jean is right. Your tank is overstocked. I wonder which goldfish you have.

shadow23 02-18-2011 08:59 AM

i have common goldfish, yea i have plans to move the all of the 6 goldfish.
thanks btw


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