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  1. Female Platy Bullying Other Females

    Livebearers
    (This is a copy of a post I have in the newbie section, just wanted to make sure people see it!) I have 4 female platys, none appear to be pregnant but I have only had them one week so it is possible. The largest of the four has recently started to chase and nip all the other females in the...
  2. Female Platy Bullying Other Females

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have 4 female platys in a 10 gallon tank, none appear to be pregnant but I have only had them one week so it is possible. The largest of the four has recently started to chase and nip all the other females in the tank with her. She hasn't done any real damage yet, but I don't want my other...
  3. Male Platy attacking a female

    Livebearers
    Firstly, Hi! I'm new here but have kept freshwater fish for a couple of years. I've got a small community tank with Danios and Platys (One male and two female of each species). Recently, the male platy has started attacking one of the females and guarding the other. The one he is guarding is...
  4. Rescued Male Platy help

    Livebearers
    Hey, all. I recently came into possession of a single male platy. I've never owned platys before, so Im a bit nervous! I'm not new to fish as a whole, though- so I've got that covered. Here's some back story, feel free to skip, but this may help answer my questions.. Two girls down the hall...
  5. Platy temperment- ever aggressive?

    Livebearers
    I have 2 sunburst platies in a 10 gallon tank. They are in there with 5 neon tetra. The tank has only been set up for a about 3 months, so I've added the fish slowly. I cycled the tank with the platies. One of them seems to be aggressive toward the other. He will chase him around a bit, then...
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