agression

  1. MarineDepot

    TOP 6 TIPS For Aggressive FISH In Your Reef Tank | How to Assemble a Tranquil Saltwater Aquarium

    Are you looking for the best way to curb aggression in your Reef Tank? Marine Depot's very own Manny is here to share some tips! Check out this video and the rest of our YouTube Channel to stay up to date on the newest tips, tricks, and trends in the aquarium keeping hobby. Be sure to subscribe...
  2. E

    My purple scale fairy wrasse wont stop bothering my helfrichi firefish

    Hey guys, first post here. New to the hobby and did not start my tank in the traditional method at all. I got my stuff used and some live rock to sort of "jump start" my tank. It has been running for a little over a month now. I started off by adding CUC first, huge fan of the sand sifting...
  3. Perpetual Novice

    Got two potters wrasses. Both male... (video)

    So I ordered two potters wrasses The minute I could find some online. I know they have abysmal shipping history and are hard to acclimate and feed so I decided to get two. They seem to have shipped great and are large and active. Never buried except at night. And are eating live pods and some...
  4. Perpetual Novice

    I got two male Wrasses? What do I do?

    I thought it was pretty rare to receive a male leopard wrasse but I just got two potters wrasses delivered and they’re both male... plus there is a smaller male leopard of a different species already in the tank. What do I do about this? Will it be a problem? How big does the tank need to be to...
  5. Sean Donohue

    Will 3 male ruby dragonets get along if they are the only 3 fish in my 30g frag tank?

    I have a 30 gallon frag tank, I have a healthy supply of brine shrimp and copepods , I breed them in my garage. I've successfully kept a Mandarin dragonet alive for two years now, first in my 50 gallon tank, and now it's doing well in my upgraded 100 gallon. Keeping pods has never been a problem...
  6. Neuratox

    Violent Red Headed Wrasse

    Hey everyone, I'm losing fish left and right over the last month: a blue green chromis, followed by a male and female bartlett's anthia in the same day as one another, and now another blue green chromis is on the verge of death. All have been wounded quite badly, with chunks missing out of fins...
  7. R

    Lamarcks angelfish chasing leopard wrasse

    Hi guys hope you’re all doing well. I’m noticing my lamarcks angelfish chasing my leopard wrasse, it’s not a constant issue and it’s also not hurting my leopard wrasse. My lamarcks angel seems to chase my leopard wrasse when he gets near her, I’ve had my leopard wrasse for over a year and I know...
  8. Perpetual Novice

    Does anyone know what my wrasses are going?

    There are 2 female leopard wrasses introduced together and great companions for the last 6 months or so. Today I saw them doing this. Not sure whether to be concerned.
  9. Perpetual Novice

    Wrasse aggression help needed

    I have a tank with two resident female leopard wrasses. I recently added an ornate leopard wrasse (a different species than the ones I have) and a yellow coris wrasse to my tank at the same time. The yellow wrasse adjusted well and the established wrasses accepted it without a second thought...
  10. Perpetual Novice

    Are these fish compatible with my tank? 100 gallon

    I have a 100 gallon reef tank that has been running for about 8 months now. I am thinking of adding a couple more fish to the community before the established fish become too territorial for any new arrivals. My current stock is as follows: Desjardini tang Powder blue tang Blue hippo Tang 2...
  11. R

    Yellow Kole eye tang bullying leopard wrasse

    Hi everyone, hope you’re doing well. Today I introduced a 2 inch yellow Kole eye tang into my 75 gallon tank and I’m having some aggression. I currently have a canary blenny, a cardinal, a flasher wrasse, a leopard wrasse, and a sleeper head goby. My leopard wrasse was in the sand when I...
  12. Perpetual Novice

    Is it ever safe to add damsels as a late addition?

    I have a 100 gallon tank with several small tangs, a rabbitfish, a pair of leopard wrasses, two clowns, a canary blenny, and a pearly jawfish. there is a ton of live rock and places to hide. My tank has been stable with these fish for about 3 months now and I am thinking about introducing a...
  13. Perpetual Novice

    Reducing tang aggression with more tangs?

    I have a tank with a 5.5 inch desjardini, a 4 inch powder blue, and a 3 inch blue hippo. They were added at the same time and have been getting along with literally no aggression for about 6 months now. But in the last few days I have noticed the powder blue occasionally chasing the blue hippo...
  14. Perpetual Novice

    My Tangs are Defending my Clownfish??

    So let me preface this by saying that yes my tank is small for those two tangs. They get along great and are just in the tank for algae control until I move them to my larger system. So so recently my female clown has become more and more aggressive. To the point where the male now has to...
  15. Peach02

    What happened to his fin?

    Mandarin fish that I have had for about 3 months has lost part of its left front pectoral fin. his swimming ability does not seem to be impaired at all. Photos below, does anyone know what caused it and how to treat other fish are 1x coral beauty 1x bicolour blend 2x occelaras clown (small) 2x...
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