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Old 02-06-2015, 06:05 AM   #1
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Hi there I got these fish yesterday and added them to my tank and they seem to be chasing each other around I was wondering if I can have some advise as the fish looks like it is in distress

No other fish is bothering him just these two

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These two black-and-white ones just swim in a circle I'm not sure what this means and also these are the two that are chasing this other fish pictured below


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Can anyone help as I can take out as soon as possible and move him



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Old 02-06-2015, 06:45 AM   #2
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You purchased two auratus which are very aggressive fish. I have one also, he's the king of my tank. It's not a good idea to keep both males in that tank. Also, you should get the one you keep a rock.


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Old 02-06-2015, 07:08 AM   #3
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So which ones are the mail the two black ones or is it the one that sort of one colour for one day I'll Bulian and I don't quite understand the last bit sorry and what should I do x


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Old 02-06-2015, 07:27 AM   #4
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The two male auratus are the new fish you just got. The black ones with the white stripes. They are both males. It's not a good idea to keep both together.


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Old 02-06-2015, 09:54 AM   #5
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They're all males. return at least 2 of them


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Old 02-06-2015, 12:49 PM   #6
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Ok amazing will do tks u so much so wot colour R the females

The 2 pics here R the original ones and got on fine

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Than add the 2 new fish pic below so they r 2 male I am trying back to the shop

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Old 02-06-2015, 06:04 PM   #7
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This is a Google image of a female auratus 
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Amazing tk u this one started this colour so is it still a female

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Old 02-06-2015, 06:19 PM   #9
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The fish will start to gain it's color as it grows, and as it becomes comfortable in your tank. Was it sold to you as a female?

A good way to tell is to look for egg-spots on the anal fin. That is usually a good indication of a male if it is a mouthbrooder.

Another way to tell is by venting. Check on Google for more information on venting your fish.


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Old 02-06-2015, 06:30 PM   #10
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So can u tell me wot sex the two I have now these 2 I have had for about 1 year after about 6 months they both stared to charge colour and they look like this so
Wot should I change the two black males for that I just got it would help me out if I no wot happened to the original to fish they started out yellow black and white tks

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