Are Red Tailed Tinfoil Barbs aggressive?
Tinfoil barbs are not generally aggressive, but they are fast swimmers, which means they can unsettle nervous fish and may outcompete others at feeding time.
Red Tailed Tinfoil Barbs may fin-nip slower long-finned fish, and will potentially eat anything small enough to fit in its mouth, so choose tankmates wisely. They can be kept in community aquariums, but ensure the fish tank is large enough to accommodate long-term growth.
How big do Red Tail Tinfoil Barbs get?
The Red-tail Tinfoil Barb is a good-sized Cyprinid fish that reaches up to about 8 inches (20 cm) in length fully grown in captive aquaria.
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