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post #1 of 5 Old 03-17-2007, 05:28 AM Thread Starter
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Giving fish a timeout!

Three of my goldfish were picking on my white goldfish They were really harrassing her badly. My ten year old suggesting giving them a timeout, and we did! We moved them for two hours out of the 60 gallon tank into a bowl. When we put them back they never harrased the white fish again. It was amazing. Timeout works, even for fish!
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-17-2007, 10:32 AM
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That seems so silly. I'm amazed
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-17-2007, 12:07 PM
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Ok, that is funny.

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Pardon the pun, but I'm hooked!
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-26-2007, 01:33 AM
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actually i completely believe you since ive done it before myself. i took out my comet and just held him in the air for a little bit then put him back in the tank after he started attacking my ryukin goldfish. but he was very percistant so i had to get the ryukin a new tank of his own
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-26-2007, 02:05 AM
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you got lucky. Usally if there is a reason they are picking on another fish simply moving the fish out of sight for a little while wont do it. There are things that can be done but since goldfish arent territorial i dont see any of them working.
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