I will have a look at some danios but would their fast movements not spook the honey Gouramis?
I don't do live plants in my tank but I have a few plastic lily pads on the surface for them, they actually seem to really enjoy going to the middle or even the bottom of the tank too and having a...
I currently have 5 Juli Corys, 5 five banded barbs and 3 Honey Gouramis in my 125 litre tank. I have a fluval U3 filter and my ph is around 6.8
I'm looking for some recommendations for new fish to add to the tank if you all think I have any room for more? Ideally something relatively small...
At the start I ended up with 5 males and 2 females. There isn't an awful lot of info about five banded barbs available online so i made the mistake of thinking that was okay. The LFS didn't seem to have an issue with it either.
After realising it was a problem I went back and bought their last...
We don't have the same strength of meds that are available in the US. The main thing over here is melafix I think? Which produces very mixed results. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. Very hit and miss.
Yes some of it is, my barbs used to chase each other pretty relentlessly until I added another two females to calm things down. The female in the picture is the one who was chased the most in the group.
It's just trying to differentiate between tears from nipping and an infection.
I have checked my water parameters and everything is as it should be so it's not that. I've been doing 50% water changes plus vacuuming the substrate so I'll up that to 75%. The bites option seems to be the most likely cause as you've said.