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post #70 of (permalink) Old 01-30-2013, 02:44 AM Thread Starter
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I had fun is all I can say

Now to get on with the emmersed setup

you need to rehome that tiger barb. they do best in schools of 7+ and 7 of those will get too big for your tank. this lone guy may start harassing other fish.
I understand that tiger barbs need 7+ of their kind to avoid damage to other fish, but he has been alone for about a year now, and there is no sign of nipping or aggressive behaviors. He is tamed and is calm; you can hand feed him and play with him. He sometimes even play around with the decor and equipment . He has been through harsh treatment for 6 years under my inexperience as an aquarist, but now I know he is happy in a planted tank .
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