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Old 01-14-2013, 01:57 AM   #1
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Cichlid agression help

So i have a fully grown african cichlid not really sure the name of it but its pale blue i never really kept africans so a newb on species and it is attacking my two bichers and my bichers bite it back but there a great deal smaller any tips on how to cut down aggression? I can send pics if it helps
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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Does it look like this? I so it's a ice blue mbuna and they can be a bit aggressive, I cut down on that behavior by being slightly overstocked and most of the fish are the same size. It it is the most dominate fish however it is going to bully others a bit
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:50 PM   #3
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I woulf suggest to have plenty of hiding places, or more if you already have some, or feed more, because a hungery cichlid is not a happy cichlid, or put in a divider to let it cool off for awile
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:12 PM   #4
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Does it look like this? I so it's a ice blue mbuna and they can be a bit aggressive, I cut down on that behavior by being slightly overstocked and most of the fish are the same size. It it is the most dominate fish however it is going to bully others a bit
Yeh it looks like that but a lil darker and can i just rearange the rocks around so they can re establish territory?
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:27 PM   #5
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I have my tank a bit in over stock to, I change the rocks but that did not matter to them, so I add a little bit more fish and the problem was solved.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:52 AM   #6
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I have my tank a bit in over stock to, I change the rocks but that did not matter to them, so I add a little bit more fish and the problem was solved.
Ok sounds good i only have him an two bichers becuase i let my cousin have my other like 7 africans so ill go get them back and put them in the tank thanks nd hope for the best
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:57 AM   #7
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Looks like a cobalt blue Zebra to me and yes they are aggressive.
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:24 PM   #8
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Looks like a cobalt blue Zebra to me and yes they are aggressive.
Ill upload a pic right now
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:27 PM   #9
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They wouldnt sit still for the pic but here they are does anyone knoe what species of bircher they are also?
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:45 PM   #10
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Looks to be senegal bichir. As far as old world cichlids I can't help.
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