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Old 01-29-2012, 10:52 PM   #1
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Hello everyone I am new to the forum and have a question about my black convict I have recently purchased. I have done my research and have concluded he is a male. He's about 1.5" to 2". I have him with another convict (that I have sexed as a female) also about the same size, a little smaller. The problem is that the male keeps harassing the female. Now I just introduced them to their new aquarium two days ago. Is he just asserting his dominance or is he trying to hurt the other convict?
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What size tank do you have. It could be he is just showing who is boss but you could perhaps rearrange decorations and give a seperation area. Keep an eye on it though because if she doesn't want to pair off he could harass her to death.
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55 Gallon, with live plants and driftwood.
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Give it some more time. You should see an improvement in a few days. Are there any other tank mates?
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Yeah a Green Terror and Firemouth, both around 1.5"
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Old 01-29-2012, 11:41 PM   #6
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Same here i have a 55g tank... And my JD (male) is chasing the 2 other females around the tank. What should i do?
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