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  1. Default Gourami / Tiger Barbs


    0 Not allowed!
    Is there any possibility of making this relationship work? (38 gallon tank)
    I currently have 7 tiger barbs and just recently added a Blue Gourami they tend to nip at his fins frequently

    Would adding more barbs help?
    More decor or hiding spots?
    Feed the barbs more often?

    I have heard different perspectives that these two can live together (Im interested in hearing opinions from those who have made it work)
    Tank #1 37 gallon
    Tiger Barb (6)
    Black Ruby Barb
    Albino Tiger Barb
    Pictus Catfish
    Spotted african leaffish
    Three spot Gourami
    Rainbow Shark
    Zebra Loach

  2. #2

    Default


    1 Not allowed!
    Tiger barbs tend to ignore others in the tank if you keep them in adequate numbers. Up their shoal to at least 12 and see how it goes. I have kept gourami and tiger barbs together many times...just takes a decent sized group.
    20G High-Tech Planted|50G High-Tech Planted|50G Goldfish Tank|56G Column Low-Tech Planted

    4x75Gs coming soon

  3. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    thanks for the input, i will try increasing the groups numbers
    Tank #1 37 gallon
    Tiger Barb (6)
    Black Ruby Barb
    Albino Tiger Barb
    Pictus Catfish
    Spotted african leaffish
    Three spot Gourami
    Rainbow Shark
    Zebra Loach

  4. #4

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Yes adding more tiger barbs will help I've had no issues keeping the two together.

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