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Old 05-19-2012, 04:14 PM   #1
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Crazed Damsel!!!

Last night, my electric blue damsel (had him for two weeks) all of a sudden started chasing my blue yellow-tailed damsel (had him for six months now). He was actually biting parts of his body off!!! Dorsal fin...GONE!!! I quickly put him my quarantine tank, and he looks much better...well he really LOOKS bad but no longer stressed. Will he be able to ever go back to the other tank???
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Old 05-19-2012, 07:23 PM   #2
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Crazed Damsel

Need Advice!!! My electric blue damsel suddenly began attacking my yellow tailed blue damsel. By thr time i could get him out and into the quarantine tank, he actually had bites taken out of him!!! He barely has a dorasl fin!!! Will he heal??? He seems much better now. Will i ever be able to move him back into the main tank??? :-/
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Old 05-19-2012, 07:28 PM   #3
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No i would wait a few days for things to calm down, then try puttin him again! Good luck!
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Old 05-19-2012, 07:56 PM   #4
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Likely not. Most people unfortunately add only a couple damsels in their tank, but they behave much like cichlids and need a fairly large group to disperse aggression. There are lesser of evil damsels (I love damsels).
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Old 05-19-2012, 08:08 PM   #5
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I wouldnt put him back in. Damsels are DEMONIC. He will heal with time, but it should take awhile. GL!
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Old 05-19-2012, 08:38 PM   #7
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Damsels one of the more aggressive fish in salt aquariums, they are very territorial and may not show it until months down the road when they snap and kill/attack anything. It is generally recommend to avoid damsels all together for this reason. Ive had my share of them and they cant be trusted, they are pure evil in a neat little package.
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Lol demonic... Good word! 3 points!

And ya damsels are very mean, i you try and put him back in a few days be ready to pull him out again and rehome him or something... a 6 gallon tank with 2 damsels is why there is so much agression, a bigger tank would be nice for the two of them!
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Crap i have two damsels. I highly doubt they could hurt my filefish. He is strong and powerful. Caught him from the ocean
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Crap i have two damsels. I highly doubt they could hurt my filefish. He is strong and powerful. Caught him from the ocean
Actually they could very easily hurt your filefish. Ive seen a damsel kill a lionfish man. They are that freaking mean.
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