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Thread: Angelfish & BNP

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    Default Angelfish & BNP


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    Hey! So about 2 weeks ago I added an albino longfin BNP to my tank. At first everyone was very curious about the newcomer. After a couple days, almost everybody decided she wasn't that interesting and leave her alone. Everybody except my angel. He still things she's worth investigating...with his mouth. I don't know if he thinks she is food or what is going on. He hasn't actually done any damage to her...but I'm worried he isn't going to stop. I know he place I got her from will give me store credit if I have to take her back but I'd like to find a way to keep her. I can't put her in a different tank.

    Any suggestions of how to get him to stop? Or is it hopeless and I should just take her back?
    46 gallon bowfront: 1 angelfish, 1 GBR, 1 albino longfin BNP, 3 sunset mickey mouse platies, 3 blue mickey mouse platies, 9 cherry barbs, 9 harlequin rasboras

    29 gallon dwarf puffer tank

    Scheming show tank #3....

    10 gallon pond snail breeding tank

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    for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer 
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    If the angel hasn't stopped aggression towards the other fish after two weeks it probably won't stop. Try taking the angel out and rearranging the tank a bit, making sure there are plenty of hiding spots for the BNP and put the angel back. If that doesn't work then it's probably best to take one of the fish back to the store.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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    Ok I will try that idea. If it doesn't work I'll take the BNP back. I've had the angel for about 4 months so I don't want to give him up. He does fine with everyone else in there. Guessing he's pry just to grown up now to accept new types of fish
    46 gallon bowfront: 1 angelfish, 1 GBR, 1 albino longfin BNP, 3 sunset mickey mouse platies, 3 blue mickey mouse platies, 9 cherry barbs, 9 harlequin rasboras

    29 gallon dwarf puffer tank

    Scheming show tank #3....

    10 gallon pond snail breeding tank

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    for the fun game! - SeaLady Thank you very very much!! - Compass Love the games. Thank you :) - rebecca_finny TGIF! - showmebutterfly Thanks for your help & points. - metweezer 
    Nice to see you around again. enjoy the pie - fishmommie Thanks! :) I try! - Compass Happy Christmas! - Slaphppy7 Thanks so much for everything. - metweezer Thanks for the rep friend :) - Compass 

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    You should also be aware that as the angel matures he may start to be aggressive towards other tank mates.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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