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pufferlover11 09-08-2007 04:22 PM

fat tiger barb
 
I have 3 vary fat tiger barbs in a 20 gallon community tank they eat almost everything i put in the tank anyone have any suggestions on a way to make theme stop eating so much?

MattD 09-08-2007 06:01 PM

stop feeding them so much. ??

Lupin 09-08-2007 08:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MattD
stop feeding them so much. ??

Ditto. Control your feeding rations by once a day only within 5 minutes.

Fat_Fender_40 09-10-2007 06:38 PM

Fish are opportunistic eaters. Meaning, if there is food around, they'll eat it. Some will even explode. Fish can leave around 2 full weeks without food.

miagrrl 09-17-2007 07:13 PM

tigers are the worst! they are big hogs when it comes to food. i find it difficult at times to feed everyone else- without over feeding the tiger barbs. luckily i have them eating at one spot, and the other fish learn to stay to the other side...and i go back and forth for a few minutes. its quite an ordeal, but its the only way i can ensure everyone eats! good luck


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