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Thread: 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.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    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.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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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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