Wtff lionfish chasing foxface...?

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I got a 8"-9" volitan lion hes been there for 4-5 days and everytime i check on them the 6.5" foxface is camouflaged hiding in the top corner and I see it chasing it a little bit(the lion chasing the one spot foxface) half the time the lion just perches, is a 125 FOWLR gallon tank with:

4" sailfin tang/blue hippo
3.5" picasso triggerfish
3.5" niger triggerfish

I thought the two were compatible? Parameters are in the safe range.
 
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The foxface may have invaded his territory or spiked him. They should calm down, a lion will usually only chase what they eat, or as a defense. I had a very sneaky foxface, that spiked a few of his tankmates, it is very likely the foxface started it. If he leaves the lion alone, the lion will likely let it go and stop chasing him.
 
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Lions are not aggressive in the sense, they do not bully fish or murder for sport. Even a full grown volitan would not attempt to eat a 6.5" fox or really any fish that size except possible a very slender wrasse type fish. Lions only attack as defense, If you are keeping small fish, slender body or less than 1/2 the size of the lion, then there's a risk the lion will eat them. or try.
 
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