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  1. #1

    Default Platy on platy combat


    0 Not allowed!
    A week ago I remembered my red platy was chasing around my other one. I didn't think much if it as it didn't last Long.
    Now it's my other fish constantly nipping at the red one everyone it sets it's eyes on it.
    My red one seems to be getting stressed out
    i hear some people say, "i kept a goldfish in a bowl and it lived for a year."
    they don't know how lucky they were and all goldfish live at least 15 years in proper conditions.
    that is equal to saying my human lived in his closet for 5 years!

  2. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    Males? Male, female?

    Maybe QT for some time to chill out, but behavior issues like that don't usually just go away...there's got to be a cause.
    20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!

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    0 Not allowed!
    How big is this tank? If they are both males or both females they could be fighting for territory or dominance.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    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.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


  4. #4

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    both females,
    should i remove the one thats getting beaten?
    i hear some people say, "i kept a goldfish in a bowl and it lived for a year."
    they don't know how lucky they were and all goldfish live at least 15 years in proper conditions.
    that is equal to saying my human lived in his closet for 5 years!

  5. #5

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    oh and its a 10 gallon
    i hear some people say, "i kept a goldfish in a bowl and it lived for a year."
    they don't know how lucky they were and all goldfish live at least 15 years in proper conditions.
    that is equal to saying my human lived in his closet for 5 years!

  6. #6

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    0 Not allowed!
    vafa ~ Have your Platys calmed down? If so, what if anything did you do, please? I'd like to learn.
    40 gal fw: 3 Platy; 9 Cherry Barb; 16 Neon Tetra; 21 Rummy-nose Tetra; ~30 Red Cherry Shrimp; an Assassin snail
    live plants: 2 Lace Java Fern on dw; a Sword plant; a Moss ball; 2 bunches of Java Moss on rocks; carpet of Cladophora algae on dw

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