Can tiger barbs go with discus? Are they schooling fish?
Tiger Barbs are too nippy and aggressive to be with discus. Also, discus need temperatures of 82-84 and tiger barbs require temperatures under 75 degrees. The best schooling fish to go with discus are rummy nose and cardinal tetras.
That might be the worst combination I can think of.
One fish is calm and peaceful. The other, the barb, is hyperactive and rowdy.
Discus like calm water. Tigers like fast water.
Tigers are cool water, higher pH. Discus are low pH, warm water...
On almost every level, you have opposites there. They don't attract.
I agree with Discusluv, cherry barbs would work though instead of tiger barbs
I agree with all the above posts, another idea would be congo tetras or diamond tetras.
Hi, I'm setting up a discus aquarium, and was wandering if tiger barbs can go with discus.
Easy answer.........No they are not temp compatible and are the complete opposite of discus.
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Ya sorry I couldn't find my post and I created another cause I thought they got deleted.
Discus and cardinal tetras are also fine together. You could make a really nice tank with
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