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  1. African Cichlid issue (Aggression and Stocking)

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi, I've had a 55 gallon tank and a 30 gallon tank for around 2 years now. In the 30 gallon I have 12 African Cichlids, and a single tiny one on its own in a breeding tank. In the 55 gallon one i have 6 Cichlids, 5 males and one female. I also have a catfish. (Yes i understand that I have way...
  2. bristlenose pleco aggression

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have a 20 gal tank with 2 gold fish and a bristlenose pleco. Goldfish I have had about 1 year and the pleco about 8 months. a few months ago the pelco started to get aggressive towards one of the goldfish. I read he might just be hungry so I start feeing broccoli and other veggies and his...
  3. Breeding Tropical Molly

    Fish Breeding
    Hi. I am relatively new to this aquarium world and is interested in breeding mollies. I have a big size female black molly and a medium size male gold molly. I have read about 2 or 3 females to 1 male ratio and added 1 small size dalmation female molly. But it was fin nipped and harrassed by the...
  4. Dealing with aggression in molly

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi. I am relatively new to this aquarium world and is interested in breeding mollies. I have a big size female black molly and a medium size male gold molly. I have read about 2 or 3 females to 1 male ratio and added 1 small size dalmation female molly. But it was fin nipped and harrassed by the...
  5. My Australian Rainbowfish Have Become Rather Aggressive. What am I Doing Wrong?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    I have 6 Rainbowfish in My 56 Gallon tall tank classified as "Australian" however they are two sub-types. My Male to female ratio is 4F-2M as recommended by many. My local LFS has told me that since these species do crossbreed its okay to mix them. He said technically I should less aggression...
  6. Angel Agression

    Cichlids
    Okay, I got 6 dime sized Angels 8 months ago, one passed, siphoning issue :(. Nonetheless, they have grown to about 2 1/2 inches. Now they are pairing off, unfortunately since I lost one, my lone wolf is without a mate. He is currently being picked on by the ones who have paired off. I really...
  7. Dwarf gourami aggressive against rasboras

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    I have an established 10 gallon tank with 5 harlequin rasboras. On Friday, I added a male dwarf gourami. The gourami seems very happy and has been building bubble nests like crazy. However, he keeps chasing my rasboras and has them cowering in the corner of the tank. I would consider my...
  8. Question on Compatibility

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a 72g bow front tropical freshwater aquarium. It's currently stocked with 7 cherry barbs, 7 black neon tetras, 4 kuhli loaches (pangio oblonga), 6 platy (mixed species), and a bristlenose pleco (though I haven't seen him in a while, I think he's still in there). There are a few plants in...
  9. Surprise Angelfish Spawn @[email protected]

    Fish Breeding
    So basically, I rescued/adopted a couple of angelfish (and some other fish, all together in a 5 gallon tank). Didn't know their genders, always saw them chasing each other and stuff, thought they were just aggressive, didn't think the odds were in my favor that i had ended up with a pair...
  10. Tiger Botia/Stocking aggression issues.

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hey everyone, New to the forum, always found helpful hints here, but now ive got a problem i need specific insite on. I recently purchased a Tiger Botia loach, about 3-4" long from my lfs. I have semi aggresive 55g tank stocked with the following: Tin foil barb x1 Green tiger barb x5 cae x1...
  11. How to prevent Tiger Barb bullying. Please Help!

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hello everyone, I am new to these forums and a new aquarium owner, and I am writing this thread because I am worried about my new tank! I recently bought a new 10 gallon tank and I put 3 tiger barbs and a shark inside. The barbs leave the shark alone, but the bigger barb has been very...
  12. German Rams laid eggs, now fight :/

    Cichlids
    Give them time. Pairs break up and reform pretty often. They are likely still in spawning mode even though the eggs got eaten. Give them a few days and they should calm down.
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