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Thread: I <3 My Tigers

  1. Default I <3 My Tigers

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    I'm totally in love with my Tiger Barbs! Just now, I watched two of them battle for dominance. Then kept watching for awhile and saw a curious behavior. They will on occasion put their noses down, clamp their fins, and allow themselves to slowly sink. After they've sunk a few inches, they will just start swimming again. Too funny!

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    Sounds like your Barbs are great entertainment!! lol

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    Good morning .My TB's do that after they eat ,but not all the time. I think it has something to do with digestion. Let us know if you come up with any more info . Happy fishkeeping.
    ask ?'s and change some water pair of JD's and loving it.

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    Tiger barbs swim head down to show submission to the dominant fish of the group.
    People say if you can't say something nice then don't say anything at all... Then they wonder why am I so quiet.
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?

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    Ooh, my Beckford's pencilfish do that too! I've noticed that they're actually a bit like tiny, less bitey barbs in overall behavior.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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    They are wonderful fish. Have been looking for a nice school of them.
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

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