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Old 07-17-2013, 01:03 AM   #21
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I really would not put 10 tiger barbs in a 20g, they are SUPER active and get larger than what most people think.

An interesting choice would be some shell-dwelling African cichlids. They stay very small, so you can have several, but they still have big personalities and are pretty aggressive. They also make a fun breeding project.
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:23 AM   #22
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I really would not put 10 tiger barbs in a 20g, they are SUPER active and get larger than what most people think.

An interesting choice would be some shell-dwelling African cichlids. They stay very small, so you can have several, but they still have big personalities and are pretty aggressive. They also make a fun breeding project.
Named please, I have 0 experience or knowledge of African Cichlids
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Named please, I have 0 experience or knowledge of African Cichlids
Probably the most common type is neolamprologus multifascitus (spelling is probably incorrect) aka multies. You want a sand substrate, and lots of empty escargot shells on the bottom, as these are what they live in. 3-4 shells per fish is generally a good arrangement, so each can have its own decent-sized territory.
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And they're aggressive? They look interesting.
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And they're aggressive? They look interesting.
Pretty aggressive - you generally cant keep anything with them except MAYBE top dwellers like hatchets.
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Probably the most common type is neolamprologus multifascitus (spelling is probably incorrect) aka multies. You want a sand substrate, and lots of empty escargot shells on the bottom, as these are what they live in. 3-4 shells per fish is generally a good arrangement, so each can have its own decent-sized territory.
She'll dwellers are really cool too! What else can you keep with them?
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Generally, they are best kept in species only tanks.
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I have personal experience with tiger barb's. Meanest little buggers ever!
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Generally, they are best kept in species only tanks.
Ah, the coolest fish can never be kept together
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Sometimes you can get away with some top-dwellers, but it's not guaranteed to work. I agree that they are best in a species tank.
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You could do a nice school of 7 - 8 tiger barbs and some cories.
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A single Demasoni very pretty and very nasty!
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A red eye puffer is another option
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A red eye puffer is another option
Forgot about those I second that! Cant find them in my area I would get one if I could.
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