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Old 09-05-2011, 10:46 PM   #1
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Tiger barbs mating or fighting?

I have 7 tiger barbs and 2 of them are splitting from the school and hitting their heads together and spinning around. Are they mating? And they are chasing each other around really fast.
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Sounds like they are fighting to establish whom the alpha male is. I would keep an eye on them as they can fight until one of them is severely hurt.
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Sounds like they are fighting to establish whom the alpha male is. I would keep an eye on them as they can fight until one of them is severely hurt.
I had the same thing happen. They would bump heads and chase eachother until they sorted out who was the alpha. The fighting will slowly start to stop in 5 days or so.
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