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Old 04-18-2013, 10:57 PM   #1
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I just got a rainbow shark last week and he is just hiding in a fake driftwood or in the fake algae. Is this Normal? ( I have a 20gallon tank/2 platys and one tiger barb)
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:00 PM   #2
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I just got a rainbow shark last week and he is just hiding in a fake driftwood or in the fake algae. Is this Normal? ( I have a 20gallon tank/2 platys and one tiger barb)
Yes it is normal, they normally aren't active until they claim their territory then they will wander once their comfortable. One night check the tank once it's dark you probably find him/her swimming around.
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I just got a rainbow shark last week and he is just hiding in a fake driftwood or in the fake algae. Is this Normal? ( I have a 20gallon tank/2 platys and one tiger barb)
Maybe just needs time to settle in...
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Thanks!
Btw: he is supposed to eat the leftovers? I barely see him eat when I feed them...
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Btw: he is supposed to eat the leftovers? I barely see him eat when I feed them...
I have never experienced my shark as being the clean up guy, he goes nuts for the bottom feeder tablets and algae wafers. Other than that he's not interested in what's floating or resting at the bottom. Mine also grazes on the algae on the glass and driftwood/plants
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Okay thanks a lot I'm new in this business. Hahaa
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