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Old 04-15-2018, 02:51 PM   #1
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I have a 20 long reef. I recentley added a royal gamma basslet and my indigo dottyback is biting at him, recently bit off part of his tail. Whatdo i do??
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Dottybacks are a holes. Same color and shape fish in a small tank that share similar territory. Iíd either rehome the gramma or dottyback.
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Keep the gramma. Dotties are nasty fish IMO.
They won't last together long probably .
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I would never mix dottyback and basslets. Theyíll never get along.
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I have a 20 long reef. I recentley added a royal gamma basslet and my indigo dottyback is biting at him, recently bit off part of his tail. Whatdo i do??
Dottybacks and Damsels are best left to nature. Mean little buggers. The only exception to that would be a captive bred orchid dottyback (not to be confused with the purple).
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Thanks everyone, brought the dottyback back to the store
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Re-home the dottyback. Basslets and dottybacks are both highly territorial so do not go well together in a small tank. You need to get rid of one.
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