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Old 11-11-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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Amano attacking corys


Anyone else having these issues? I added the amanos and within two weeks found my two smallest corys dead. Nothing else in the tank has change, I did move my betta in there because his tank got redone. But his too slow to even touch them.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:42 PM   #2
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possibly,, My amano bullies 50 +- CRS in the tank for food. No fatality though.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:15 PM   #3
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Amanos are opportunistic feeders, however I have never seen them get a hold of a healthy fish
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:17 PM   #4
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My male Amanos seem pretty laid back and/or scared of things but the females will even stand up to the little (2.5") Pleco when it's feeding time.

I've never seen them "attack" anyone but I can see how under the right circumstances accidents might happen...
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:29 PM   #5
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They probably died from unrelated causes, and the amanos swooped in to eat their bodies.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:03 PM   #6
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They probably died from unrelated causes, and the amanos swooped in to eat their bodies.
Agreed. Just doing their job.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:22 PM   #7
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Also just because the betta couldn't catch them, didn't mean it didn't harass them to death. Some betta's are relentless, especially after the lights go out. I've had fish with a betta, seemed fine, lights go out, dead fish in the morning.
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Old 11-12-2012, 03:15 PM   #8
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crays exhibit the same opportunistic behavior
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