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Old 12-11-2013, 05:05 PM   #1
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GBR male

Originally 1 year ago I got a pair and they spawned frequently. ....the female passed away a few months back....I waited a couple months then added another female. ...they spawned one time and none after so I added one more female which was a BAD idea because the female that was in there chased her consistently to the point of death within a 24hour period.....now its been a couple months and my male is getting aggressive with the female and takes it out on the other tankmates when she rejects him...so now I'm wanting to try and get another female...any advice is welcomed
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:28 PM   #2
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Really, its been 2 days and no one has an opinion? Oh well!
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:33 PM   #3
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If I had to guess, I'd say that adding another female is probably a bad idea. Either the current female will harass the newcomer again, or the newcomer will pair with the male and beat up the current female.
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I've read that a dominant fish will always give you a hard time when it comes to tank mates especially his own kind. What I would do is to move the rocks, driftwood, whatever decoration you have in your tank make it look like a new environment them add the other Ram at night with the lights off. I got 4 Gbr in my tank no issues so far. Hope this helps. ..
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I would add the extra female but before you do change everything in the tank (even for 48 hrs) to allow them all to try and establish new territories. After that change back to how you had it and there shouldn't be any problem. The issue would be that the established fish are defending their territories from the newcomer and it wouldn't stand a chance!
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