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  1. mixing different barbs

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    i currently have 5 gold barbs(Barbodes semifasciolatus) in my 30 gallon planted tank; i'm planning to add 5 odessa barbs(Pethia padamya). The internet says both types can reach 2.8 inches, but the average size is below 2 inches. Some questions: 1. i read that barbs like to school with their own...
  2. red glass barb breeding

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    so my red glass barbs keep breeding. i started with 2 males and 2 females along with other fish in my 46 gallon and now the barbs are breeding like crazy! i love that they're doing so well and this is my first experience with breeding fish so it's really exciting, but i am worried that once the...
  3. Final additions 12 gallon tall

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Okay so I have a fluval edge 12 gallon currently with: 6-glow light rasbora 3 panda cories Few cherry and Amano shrimp With some Anubis nana Crypts Java moss and fern and few anarchis I planning to add a few things. I just wanna have some critique on my new arrivals I was planning on...
  4. Cherry Barb Fry in Abandoned Tank

    Fish Breeding
    Hi there, I have been overseas for about 10 weeks and because I didn't have anyone to look after my freshwater tropical fish I decided to take them back to the fish shop and turn off my aquarium. When I returned 3 months later, I found at least two cherry barbs, just large enough to be able to...
  5. The Great Mahseer Fish

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hello there, is there anybody know about mahseer fish? this kind of freshwater fish were incredible awesome, it have beautiful colorful scales, majestic look, some people in my country may even treats this fish as a "God Fish" many people say that this fish have a supernatural power based...
  6. Hello Everyone, Need Help with Compatible Tank Mates

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello everyone, im pretty new to all this and just wanted to say Hi and wanted to see if anyone could help me out. I have a thread already posted but wanted to see if more people could try and help me out with Compatible Tank Mates for my goldfish. The thread is here...
  7. Tiger Barb Compatibility

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello everyone, i really like tiger barbs and would like to get about 5. i have a 4ft tank with a red tailed shark, an opaline gourami, and a bn pleco. would they all get along? im not too concerned about the shark or the gourami, they can handle themselves but im worried the barbs may bother...
  8. stocking help for 15 gallon

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I know i haven't been on here for ages... haha i feel like i start every thread on this site this way! Anyway, recently i've started thinking about stocking my tank again. My stocking plan for some time has been this: 6 cherry barbs, a bristlenose pleco and my existing golden gourami. This is in...
  9. Barbs and which other fish - Please Advice

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello! First... Wishing everyone here a very Happy New Year!! :-D I have recently made a 120 gallon tank and would like to keep Barbs in it along with other fishes. Now my question is which other fishes can I keep with Barbs? The tank at present has 17 Barbs in it, a mix of Tigers and...
  10. Possible to quarantine 6 Tiger Barbs for 24 - 72 hrs with no other tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I was given 4 Tiger Barbs by a well-meaning friend, read they need to be kept in schools of 6+, so got two more. After there were 6 of them, they were fine with my 5 Corys and a Hoplo Catfish. I recently added 3 more Corys and the Tiger Barbs have started nipping at the fins of the Corys...
  11. Which Rams in my new tank?

    First of all hello everyone, I'm new to the forum :-) Just getting back into the hobby, I've purchased a 200L tank (fluval roma 200). Considering what to stock it with... I'm after either a pair of Bolivian Rams, or Blue Rams. The question is, would I be able to house a pair of each? (since...
  12. gold gourami with tiger barbs?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have 2 gold gouramis along with what i now know to be a juvenile green terror & electric blue jack dempsey in a 55 gallon tank. I was thinking about adding some king of schooling fish like tiger barbs but I am worried the the barbs would pester the gouramis since from what i have read tiger...
  13. Barb tank

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have a 55 gallon tank with a fluval 305 filter. i have 7 tiger barbs 3 odessa barbs 3 gold barbs 1 clown barb 2 rosy barbs 5 black ruby barbs 6 platies 3 cory cats sun cat rapheal spottd cat pleco black shark 2 opaline gouramis and 5 zebra danios can i get some feedback on my rank