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  1. 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...
  2. Aggresive Tomato Clown tankmates

    Saltwater Fish
    Well I recently bought fish to stock my near empty tank. I had two green reef chromis and added a mated pair of tomato clowns and a magenta dottyback. The dominate (female) started picking on the chromis and bit the fin off one of the chromis which led him to struggle to death...pretty...
  3. silvertipped tetras very aggressive please help!

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So I started this tank last Monday with 5 silver tipped tetras. The tank is a 29g. I have 3 small plants and a fake log for them to play with. As soon as we put them in the tank we noticed one fish started looking sick (was tipping over when he swam) so we got our water tested and the pH was...
  4. Can I mix my fiddler crab with my community tank?

    Invertebrates
    In my fish tank, I have 6 guppies, 5 mollies (those are small mind you), a rainbow shark, dwarf gourami, ghost shrimps, a snail, soon to be loaches, a corydora, 2 striped raphael catfish and a glass catfish. I have room in the tank for a surface area and I was wondering, would my fiddler crab...
  5. Dominant angelfish now hiding?

    Cichlids
    Long post, so skip to the text past the === for the actual question if you don't want the background. I currently have 4 angelfish. All are beyond dollar-coin size but still no where near body-wise as an adult. Note, the names are of Jewish angels. Metatron - Largest body, tall fins...
  6. Molly & Swordtail "chemistry" - HELP!

    Livebearers
    So, I have a tank with three tetras, a balloon molly (that I can't figure out is male or female!), an orange swordtail, and two AD frogs. Up until recently they've all played nicely. :( But today I did a full on clean of their rocks, equipment, etc 'cause it was getting all grungy. I took them...
  7. Platy vs Angel Fish: MY PLATY IS A MEANIE! Nipping at my angel fishes' fins.

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hi guys! I joined just seconds before because I am at odds with my tropical fish! I have four fish. A platy, a neon tetra and two angel fish. The neon tetra is the oldest, and the platy was introduced to him a couple of weeks ago and they were fine. We had an angel fish named Ferrari but he...
  8. Why Is My Guppy Being Aggressive With The New Fish

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Before Sunday, I had 2 fish in my 10 gallon tank, recently upgraded to a 10 gallon from a 5 gallon. So, before Sunday I had a Female Dalmation Molly and 1 Yellow Fancy Tail Guppy Male. On Sunday, I went out and bought 2 balloon female mollies and 2 male fancy tail guppies. Ever since I have...
  9. EMERGENCY: What's wrong with my Gold Gourami?!?!?! SOS!!!

    Anabantids
    I have 2 gold gouramis, 2 glowlight tetras, and 1 coolie loach. I have had the first 4 for about 2 weeks, and the loach for almost 1 week.When I got my gold gouramis, they were both bright yellow and the exact same size (I bought them small), I do not know their genders at all. My gouramis...
  10. Aggressive Female Guppy!

    Livebearers
    I bought 5 guppies last week, 2 males and 3 females and I have a 29 gallon tank with plenty of plants in it for hiding. I thought at first my fish had ich so I started treating for that. But now, I notice that the fins are just shredded looking and all of them have this problem except one female...
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