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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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Long Finned Blue Danio. . . advice

I'm thinking about getting some for my 10-gal that will be my first planted tank. Some one on here told me that tiger barbs would be too much for a 10-gal as they are very nippy. I went to the LPS and notice these beautiful fish called long finned blue danios, but the info available elsewhere on the net is sketchy. Please any advice or things I should be aware of?

I'm planning on 5 BFLD and 2 ottos. With Anubias and Dwarf sag. plants.
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You could put 5-6 tiger barbs in a 10 gallon but you would have to be careful with what ever you put in with them. They feed pretty aggressively and if bored will eat plants as well as other fish. I don't like keeping them in groups of less then 10 but thats my personal preference.

At any rate BFLD's "full grown 2-2.5inches" are 5+ to a group tiger barbs " full grown 2-3.5 inches" are 5+ and a few ottos"full grown 1-1.5 inches" = over stocked.
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Danios are very active fish and I don't think they'd be very happy in a 10g.
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I was thinking danios instead of the barbs not altogether, well it did say they needed lots of swimming room.
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