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Old 07-16-2013, 12:09 AM   #181
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Hmm, some species of gourami can get larger than Oscars... But they are not often found in the aquarium trade.. I think it would be quite a challenge to get access to one of those big guys!
I never seen or thought a gourami could get bigger than an Oscar..I've only seen chocolate, dwarf and honey gouramis though. In my mental image they are small compared to oscars.

I was asking the employee at my lps about putting a gourami in my tank, and he was like "OH NO DON'T DO THAT THEY ALL GET BIGGER THAN OSCARS BY A FEW INCHES TOO"...like he needed to call life alert or something..I kinda just was like "oh okay..."

How do people overcome these situations haha
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"Why don't you put a few bettas in with your 12 tiger barbs!"
Hey now, I had my male in with tigerbarbs and they got along just fine :P
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Old 07-16-2013, 01:12 AM   #183
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Fish tanks can get really expensive..my dad was really shocked and upset when we first went to buy my tank. Needless to say, I'm pretty much stuck with a 10g for now. But hey, better than a fish bowl! And tax doesn't help either.

Well, I have another one for this thread.
Just yesterday an employee at a local pet store went off on a rant because he thought I was wasting my time cycling my tank. He was like "don't be in the hobby if you're going to waste your time!" Ugh.
I'm stuck with a 10 gallon too... (Haha my dad had the same reaction )

And I know sooooooo many people who have fish, but don't have a clue about cycling. I try to give them a lecture on it, but they just run away ...
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"Why don't you put a few bettas in with your 12 tiger barbs!"
HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA! That's so wrong it's funny!
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HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA! That's so wrong it's funny!
What are tiger barbs?
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This is now my go to forum... I have been laughing so much since I started reading this part... so much awesome!!
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What are tiger barbs?
A very vicious small fish. Look them up they look cool.
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All plecos are common, why would you spend more for one if they're all easy to get?

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One of these days....

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What are tiger barbs?
Exactly what fishiekeeper said.
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All plecos are common, why would you spend more for one if they're all easy to get?

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Tiger barbs
Are those your barbs surfer?

And another to keep this on topic,
"You can't cycle a 10g without fish and these mollies here are the best for it because their bioload is so small!"
I left the store and never came back.
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