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Old 07-12-2013, 09:29 PM   #1
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Albino Cherry Barbs

I have 6 albino cherries in my tank along with 10 harlequin raspboras. My cherries like to hide in the plants all the time and they never come to the surface at feeding time. I break an algae pellet up and drop it in and that's all I see them eating. Is this ok?
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:32 PM   #2
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How big is the tank and how bright are the lights. Pale fish are delicate and can be sunburned or injured by bright light.
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It's a 20 long and yes, lights are a bit on the high side, but I also noticed this behavior when they were in my 29g tall. They seem to be healthy but as far as I can tell they are only eating algae pellets
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:49 PM   #4
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Are the harlequin rasboras very active?
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The raspboras stay in the side of the tank that is not very planted. When the lights go off they seem to spread all over the tank
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:32 PM   #6
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Have you tried feeding them with the light off?
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