I have 3 orange platties in a 200 litre tank with 3 sword tails (1 male 2 females) and 4 white spotted tetras.
Chemistry is nearly perfect as far as I'm concerned so I dont think thats the problem.
These little tetras were put in this big tank as they terrorised the neons and lamp eyes in my 70l tank. The 70l tank is so serene to watch now.
To my surprise, these 4 tetras are chasing the platties and sword tails around the tank. I couldn't believe it as the platties and sword tails are much bigger.
The problem is, the orange platties are getting white patches on their body and their tail is discolouring. The dorsal fin is down too?
Could this be down to stress of being chased all the time? I'm thinking of taking these tetras back to the shop and asking them to take them back free of charge, they're such a pain !
Any help is greatly appreciated