05-20-2007, 11:06 PM #1
i currently have a 10 gallon and a 29 gallon tank, the 29 is still cycling, and i needed help with what fish to put in it, The fish i wanted are guppies, sunset platy, and swordtail, but then i decided i wanted some tiger barbs also, and that messed everything up because tiger barbs are fin nippers, which rules out guppies. i was wondering if platy and swordtail would be able to live with tiger barbs. I was thinking maybe 6-8 tigerbarbs, 6 platys and a few swordtail in the 29 gallon tank, and then a few guppies in the smaller tank
05-20-2007, 11:32 PM #2
Tiger barbs are vicious little pirahna wanna-be's...
If you want some...set the tank up with them in mind...NO easy-going tankmates...55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed
05-21-2007, 04:52 AM #3
would i be able to have a group of 6-8 tiger barbs in a 10 gallon tank? how many would fit comfortably
05-21-2007, 04:59 AM #4
4-5 would be a good number. They do get a bit large
05-22-2007, 02:08 AM #5
Tiger barbs can get up to about 3 inches long. 4 barbs in a 10 would be okay, but no more I don't think lest they start running out of room.8 tanks running now:
1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.