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Aggressive CL?

Post by groovitudedude » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:42 am

I have a clown (about 7") that is always causing trouble. At first I thought that it was just the other bigger loaches in a struggle for domincance, but I've seen him pick on the 4 inchers too. Any suggestions on how to lower aggression?
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Post by Emma Turner » Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:25 pm

Hi, could you tell us more about your set up such as size of tank, number of clowns, what type of decor you have etc. One of my larger clowns used to have a bit of an attitude problem, but she was put in her place when we rehomed two that were bigger than her.

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Post by groovitudedude » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:06 pm

It's the largest clown in a group of 8 in my 100G. I'm going to move them to a 130G in about a week. There is a castle, a log, and some PVC pipe for them to hide under.

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This picture was before I got the 3 biggest loaches. I have rearranged some of the decor, but it's basically all of the same things.
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Post by newshound » Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:55 pm

u need more "stuff" in your tank
hiding spots/ ways to break up the tank
drain your pool!

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Post by qumqats » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:34 pm

Do you realize how large those Balas are going to become? They're going to outgrow your tanks eventually.

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Post by groovitudedude » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:28 pm

newshound wrote:u need more "stuff" in your tank
hiding spots/ ways to break up the tank
Alright, I'll do that in the new tank.
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Post by groovitudedude » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:30 pm

qumqats wrote:Do you realize how large those Balas are going to become? They're going to outgrow your tanks eventually.
I will deal with that situation on my own. For right now, this thread (and the forum) is on the loaches.
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Post by andyroo » Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:17 am

I don't see the loach....
I see the Leparinus, but no clown loach.
What's the shiny-eye'd little character to the far right?
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Post by Blue » Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:21 am

andyroo wrote:What's the shiny-eye'd little character to the far right?
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Senegal bichir. I'm not mistaken with the body shape.

The loaches may be hiding inside decors which explains their absence.
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Post by KhuliKhilla » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:24 am

i would say more stuff too. more of the tubing and bigger too - if it is 7" i dont think it would fit in what you have there.

are those frontosas you have in there?

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Post by groovitudedude » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:27 pm

KhuliKhilla wrote:i would say more stuff too. more of the tubing and bigger too - if it is 7" i dont think it would fit in what you have there.

are those frontosas you have in there?
Yes they are frontosas. And yeah, that's a senegal.

like i said, this pic was before I got my 3 biggest loaches. Thanks for all the help, guys!
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