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  1. Cycling with Tiger Barbs

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hello all, I made what was a possibly poor decision in trusting our local fish store worker - and I figured I'd poll the internet for advice. I own a pair of african clawed frogs, but that is the limit of my knowledge of aquariums. I decided to set up a tiger barb tank at work, and the worker...
  2. Tiger Barb Casualties! Help!!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Whats up everyone! So a little background info on my tank first, I have a 40 gallon freshwater tank. Its been up and running for about a month now with what appears to be proper water conditions. I started with 3 Green Tiger Barbs and 2 Tiger Barbs for a total of 5. Things were going well fish...
  3. Green tiger barb help please

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I started with 7 tiger barbs 4 regular and 3 green. I had them in a 20g tank and they fought till there was one left . so i returned him and got 8 baby green barbs and a 40g tank. i started the cycle on my 40g (fishless with ace ammonia) while they grew up in the 20g. my tank finished cycling...
  4. New to forum little help with my tank please

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    I started with 7 tiger barbs 4 regular and 3 green. I had them in a 20g tank and they fought till there was one left :-?. so i returned him and got 8 baby green barbs and a 40g tank. i started the cycle on my 40g (fishless with ace ammonia) while they grew up in the 20g. my tank finished cycling...
  5. Need help with new tiger barb tank?!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello once again :) So tomorrow I'm picking up two new (used, but new to me) 55 gallon tanks. One of which is going to be home for my oscar, Jafar, until he's bigger and the other one I'm needin help with. I think I want to stock some tiger barbs in there, but not ONLY them. I'm thinking 15...
  6. New Tiger Barbs (Tank Mates, etc?)

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Tank: 20g High Filter: Tetra Whisper EX45 + Under gravel filter Airation: Back Bubble wand(Currently not working) + Large Waterfall(Working at full power :p ) Temperature: 79F with heater Lighting: Standard light set up inside hood Water Condition: Ammonia 0, pH 7, Nitrite 0, Nitrate 0...
  7. Tiger Barbs won't eat

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    so i have 4 tiger barbs in my 60 gal tank to help cycle it, and they won't eat. they've been in there for 4-5 days now and they won't eat. i have some fake plants and a fake tree stump in there and when i enter the room and come anywhere near the tank, they hide from me, or when i turn any...
  8. Tiger Barbs in a 20L Tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Would tiger barbs work in a species only 20L tank? I was thinking 7 0r 8 of them.
  9. Do my fish have parasites?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey everyone, first poster here. Not sure if fish are sick. I appreciate anyone who can help. Any questions, please let me know. Please see below: 1. What is the size of your tank? 36 gallon 2. What are your water parameters? State the brand of test kit used. Brought water into Petco...
  10. Tiger Barbs - Need to Know!

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hi! I have a 30 gallon bare-bottom fish tank. I was wondering if I can keep Platies and Tiger Barbs together in the same tank. I happened to have 2 Platies in the tank and introduced 2 Tiger Barbs today and they are so far doing fine. :-) I came back home and read on the internet that Tiger...
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