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Old 02-13-2014, 10:27 PM   #1
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Ok, Im a little freaked out. For some reason my sword tail and TF barb are ganging up on my goldfish! They seem to be biting him, and the goldfish just sits there and takes it! Please help! Whats wrong with my goldfish?

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Old 02-13-2014, 11:30 PM   #2
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You're goldfish is fine! Barbs and swordtails are notorious fin nippers, especially against long finned fish like your goldfish. Separate the bullies for a while and decorate your tank with caves for you're goldfish to hide in. Then you can put the removed fish back in you're regular tank, and then closely monitor the bullies for any rude behavior.
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You're goldfish is fine! Barbs and swordtails are notorious fin nippers, especially against long finned fish like your goldfish. Separate the bullies for a while and decorate your tank with caves for you're goldfish to hide in. Then you can put the removed fish back in you're regular tank, and then closely monitor the bullies for any rude behavior.

OMG thank you! I have never seen this before! It just worried me because the goldfish is doing nothing! He just sat there and let them bite him. I will try to add some more caves and hiding places.

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How big is your tank?
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How big is your tank?
40 breeder
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Good. The bigger the better, you know what I'm sayin?
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Good. The bigger the better, you know what I'm sayin?
it's good that his tank is bigger than a smaller tank? Is that what you're saying?
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Yes, if "40 breeder" means "40 gallon breeder" sorry...😖
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Op, I'm pretty sure we've talked about this before, so as not to beat a dead horse here.. Goldfish really deserve their own setup.. Are you using a heater yet?
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Op, I'm pretty sure we've talked about this before, so as not to beat a dead horse here.. Goldfish really deserve their own setup.. Are you using a heater yet?
Yeah we have covered it before
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