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Thread: Barbs

  1. #11

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    0 Not allowed!
    Got to agree that in general gouramis and barbs probably will not do well together. Once your barbs get bigger they are most likely going to destroy that dwarf. Of course, YMMV.
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    what does ymmv mean? lol
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    0 Not allowed!
    YMMV= Your Mileage May Vary
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    0 Not allowed!
    I just meant that mixing fish you shouldn't doesn't always have a happy ending.

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    0 Not allowed!
    That's precisely what I said, but just ask cocoa about things that technically shouldn't go along well together or things that don't usually happen in an aquarium and you'll see why saying YMMV is invaluable.
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    Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.

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    0 Not allowed!
    lol, i honestly have some of the most RETARDED fish on the planet. im extremely lucky, heres a few stories-

    -2 rainbow sharks in the same tank, NO fighting, and they are breeding!
    -used to have a 7" feeder goldfish in my old 33g that was with tropical fish
    in the same 33g
    - i even had a baby oscar that wouldnt even eat the neons that were in the tank. it was the oddest 33g of mine that ive ever seen
    - my auratus is evil and needs a SERIOUS exorcism. you cannot go close to the tank without him leaping in the air going after your finger
    - my previous severum was housed in a 33 with a small clown knife, and i thought the clown would kill the severum. the severum killed the clown!
    - in the same old 33g with the oscar and goldfish, i had a wild caught angel that would not harm a fly
    -in yet the same 33g, i had 2 large puffers that too would not harm other fish.
    -in the SAME 33g, the african butterfly, clawed albino frog, and albino tinfoil barb would literally punch and kick eachother for crickets

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    0 Not allowed!
    Twisted. Cocoa, you are just twisted. Your fish are insane. Your tanks are awesome. KEEP IT UP!!!
    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.

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