Distant Future Upgrade To 55gal

HappiestCamper

Member
Could any of the "sharks" go with green tiger barbs in a 55 gallon tank?

We don't have much desire to upgrade if it can't work out so I decided to ask before we spend the money to upgrade.

Thanks for all the help !

I know nothing about these semI aggressive guys
 

tyguy7760

Member
rainbow and red tails would be fine in a 55. But just one. Their conspecific aggression is high.
 
  • Thread Starter

HappiestCamper

Member
tyguy7760 said:
rainbow and red tails would be fine in a 55. But just one. Their conspecific aggression is high.
Like one fish or one or the other? Sorry if that's a silly question
 

tyguy7760

Member
I would say one or the other. and just one
 
  • Thread Starter

HappiestCamper

Member
Thanks he will be happy to hear he can eventually have his "shark"
 

tyguy7760

Member
Go with a red tail. They look much more shark like IMO than the rainbows.
 
  • Thread Starter

HappiestCamper

Member
Thanks! What would you stock with green tiger barbs and a red tail in a 55?
 

tyguy7760

Member
Hmm... Good question. Any interest in cichlids? I'm kind of a cichlid guy.

Maybe...

12-15 tiger barbs
1 red tail shark
2 Bolivian rams/rainbow cichlids/ sajicas
8 zebra loaches

Lots of options but that's what I'd do with those fish. Wood just have to see how everyone gets along and have a backup plan if it doesn't go as planned
 

chickenghost

Member
I think that Zebra loaches are best as the only bottom dweller. They are kinda possessive
 

Anders247

Member
Sun loaches look kind of like sharks, and will be fine. You could do 8 of them.
 
  • Thread Starter

HappiestCamper

Member
We will look into all of these thank you ! We would probably have to pull the krib at that point yeah?
 

Anders247

Member
No, I don't think so. I have some sun and skunk loaches (they were mixed up) in my 55 with a krib and they are fine together.
 

Random Great Thread

Latest threads

Top Bottom