Asked in Tigers, Freshwater Aquariums, Goldfish
Will your goldfish eat your tiger barb?
No it will not. However, if there are 3 or more tiger barbs, then they might get the courage to nip at its fins. And i Highly advise you not to keep tiger barbs with goldfish because tiger barbs live in warm water (about 70-85 degrees). and gold fish live in colder water. The tiger barb would ultimately die. ...
What should you do when your tiger barbs are starting to nip at your angelfish?
try getting more tiger barbs to keep the other ones company as when they are in large groups of maybe six or seven they are less likely to become troublesome in the tank, if this doesn't work you will have to remove the angelfish or the barbs ...
What should you do when the tiger barbs in the tank are starting to nip at the angelfish?
Tiger Barbs should ideally not be kept with angelfish, as they are slow moving and long finned - and therefore tempting to nip at. This can cause great stress to the angelfish, so the tiger barbs should be moved to a separate tank if possible. Alternatively, if the first option is not possible, a constant food supply should be maintained to give the barbs something else to do and distract them from fin-nipping. ...
How do tiger barbs mate?
Tiger Barbs (Barbus tetrazona) lay eggs that are fertilised outside the body. The males drive/chase the females in amongst the water plants. The females scatter their eggs and the males scatter their sperm (milt). Most of the fertilised eggs (ova) stick to the plants where they will develop. From spawning Tiger Barbs are on their own and not looked after by their parents. ...
Can tiger barbs eat their own eggs?
Yes. Barbs can and will eat their own eggs, as they have no parental instinct towards their eggs or fry. Barbs will generaly eat all of their eggs as soon as they are released, and then eat remaining fry once the eggs have hatched. For this reason, if you plan on bredding tiger barbs, you should place the female and a male in a breeding tank and remove them both as soon as the eggs are laid. ...
Will an albino tiger barb attack a fighting fish?
Original answer - "i don't know but try this. put a dead fighting fish in a tank that has albino tiger barbs OR tiger barbs and see if the fish attack or eat the dead fish." I have an albino tiger barb, and through my research and experience I can almost guarantee that a fighting fish and an albino tiger barb will absolutely not do. Scientists don't know why tiger barbs have an unusual fin nipping behavior. I emphasize this especially if...
Asked in Tigers
Is it better to have 2 or 3 tiger barbs?
i already have two tiger barbs but one is chasing and nudging the other one, i read you suppose to have 6 of them but i have a small tank is it better for me too have 3? or would it be better to have 2 or a different kind of fish with them? ...
Why do tiger barbs fade out at night?
Tiger Barbs are not nocturnal. They are only active in the daytime (or if you have a tank light on). When it is dark, they "sleep" which is what you are talking about. Its not a bad thing don't worry. Also, they are easier to catch because they are very slow for the 2 minutes after they wake up. ...
Asked in Freshwater Fish, Freshwater Aquariums
Would a assorted veil angelfish work well with two green tiger barbs?
Yes they would. In a compatibility chart on PetCo.com, it was seen that angelfish will work well with barbs. Your welcome ...
75 gal tank with 3 platy and 5 tiger barbs can you put angelfish in?
I have seen stranger combinations. However, keep in mind you may very well lose some fins. Either the barbs on angels or platys, or angels on platy or barbs. ...