Golden damsel and yellow tale damsel compatibility

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Hello my friends. I’ve got a 110g tank w an established yellow tale damsel. Sister has a golden damsel which is terrorizing her more docile fish in a 60g. What are the chances it’ll get along w my yellow tale damsel? Anyone have both? I’ve got no other fish I’m worried about it fighting with.
 
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Yellow tails are pretty docile fish in most cases the golden damsels are not they are way more aggressive fish. In a larger tank they other fish will have a great chance of getting away from a aggressive behavior .
 

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Yellow tails are pretty docile fish in most cases the golden damsels are not they are way more aggressive fish. In a larger tank they other fish will have a great chance of getting away from a aggressive behavior .
I don’t know anything about goldens, but I do know about yellow tails. I respectfully disagree with reefwiser bc I find yellowtails to be huge bullies—-and my three always bite me when I have my arm in the tank. Anyway, you already have a yellowtail so you’re stuck with it. I imagine there will be quite a fight at first between the two but they’ll probably settle down over time. Introducing a previous bully to a new tank with a resident bully usually makes the former more docile toward others—-at least for a while. Good luck
 
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I don’t know anything about goldens, but I do know about yellow tails. I respectfully disagree with reefwiser bc I find yellowtails to be huge bullies—-and my three always bite me when I have my arm in the tank. Anyway, you already have a yellowtail so you’re stuck with it. I imagine there will be quite a fight at first between the two but they’ll probably settle down over time. Introducing a previous bully to a new tank with a resident bully usually makes the former more docile toward others—-at least for a while. Good luck
Very good advice. My Yellowtale isn’t a bully at all. He’s actually a perfect citizen lol. Have never had any issue w him. I guess they’re all individuals after all.
 
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Yellow tails are pretty docile fish in most cases the golden damsels are not they are way more aggressive fish. In a larger tank they other fish will have a great chance of getting away from a aggressive behavior .
Thanks. The golden is extremely fast. I worry he’ll just terrorize my yellowtale. Anyway, my sister found someone else to take him so problem solved :)
 
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That is going to be much more aggressive than the yellowtail .... though not as bad as domino or three stripe. Yellow tails can be quite feisty, though aggression depends a lot on circumstance and space (thus the varying reports)
 
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