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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2013, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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I have a bully. Need your advice

Hi everyone
I have a 56 gallon tall. I have 3 blue angel fish. Lately one has become a bully to the other angel. He doesn't bother the rams or the tetra. The tank is pretty heavily planted but most are still small. I have a cpl of caves for the others to retreat to. If I catch him and find him a home will one of the others just take his place? If I added a cpl more would that help? Im not sure my tank would be big enough for 5? He doesn't seem to do any harm and the other 2 are right back out within a cpl of min. All 3 eat like hogs.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2013, 07:13 PM
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hes probably just being the alpha male..... one thing i would do with my discus is take out the aggressor for a couple of days.. rearrange the tank and add him back in the dark...
if hes only bullying just the one angel then you probably got 2 males a 1 female.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2013, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks flukekiller
He pretty much picks on them the same
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then i would say add 3 more.. they definitely do better in large groups
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2013, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks flukekiller
I have 3 blue do the new 3 need to be blue as well?
A 56 tall is large enough for 6?
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