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    Seriously I need help and I haven't got an answer. My one male cherry barb is entering a cave and he randomly comes out chases the other male and any fish that goes nearby I'm not sure what to do the fish can barely rest he'd being a jerk

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    Mine do guard shady areas of the tank...like areas under anubia leaves or in the shadows of bogwood. I'm not sure what to suggest with yours...I'd say it was normal behaviour, but not heard of them guarding caves. Is he making it a nightmare for all your other fish? How many do you have and what's the tank size?

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    6 females 2 males. Yes he guards the cave nit a nightmare nut he does not have them ever 20 min Cory or barb

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    The other ones will get it eventually that the cave is HIS.

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    I've got the same sized tank for my cherry barbs. I'm sure things will settle down. He might just be desperate to breed (mine always seem to be!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtrain252
    Seriously I need help and I haven't got an answer. My one male cherry barb is entering a cave and he randomly comes out chases the other male and any fish that goes nearby I'm not sure what to do the fish can barely rest he'd being a jerk
    Have you tried moving the cave and your other decor to different areas of the tank? This always worked with my saltwater tank in the past.

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