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TxFrog 09-17-2010 10:11 AM

Fisty German Ram.. help?
Hey guys, I'm new to the site. So I have a question for a more 'Cichlid' expert. In my 55 gal. tank I have 2 blood parrots that just yesterday got new tank mates, 2 firemouth and one German blue Ram. The firemouth and parrots every now and then chase each other but I noticed they are settling and doing better but the Ram is like a little Chihuahua, he barks and looks for fight with EVERYONE!! Are they that aggressive? I noticed a couple bites in one of the parrots but I didn't see how it happened, what should I do?

kitten_penang 09-17-2010 01:09 PM

look for any aggression and who is the culprit before doing anything

TxFrog 09-17-2010 01:12 PM

The only agressor is the pesky Ram aka Chihuahua fish

kitten_penang 09-17-2010 01:27 PM

well you can give him a time out but sometimes it rarely works for fish with might need to re-home him if he keeps this up

TxFrog 09-20-2010 02:36 PM

Thanks for your help. I decided to ditch him... flush! haha j/k I returned him andthe LFS gave me full credit for him, I got another beautiful Angelfish and a really cool plant :) I definetlyn have an Angelfish addiction haha..

kitten_penang 09-20-2010 03:21 PM

well did the right thing =) have fun with the angel

TxFrog 09-23-2010 08:57 AM

Thanks, just FYI I haven't bought the Angels for that one tank. I do have 8 Angels in the other tank tho.. Talked to the LFS yesterday they they ordered 150 Koi Angels.. I'm so excited!!! haha...

kitten_penang 09-23-2010 02:12 PM

o.o you got them right!!!!

TxFrog 09-23-2010 02:16 PM

no no, not yet, when I telked to the LFT yesterday they were expecting their arrival soon.. and I am patiently waiting now :D sorry if I'm confusing you lol

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