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Old 08-21-2013, 04:18 PM   #1
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albino rainbow shark

Wondering if someone could tell me why my shark keep on chasing my golden dojos.
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What size tank? Rainbows are pretty agressive towards bottom feeders in a small tank and or if they don't have their own retreat
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29gal well planted lots of hiding spot. He is about 3in long
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Old 08-21-2013, 04:52 PM   #4
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He's gonna get to be about six inches long and will need at least a 55 gal tank. They tend to get a bit bent out of shape when swimming room is tight.. densely planted tank = not much space to swim. They will bully smaller fish and fish that compete for space.

Can be charming and fun, but not a good community fish for your size tank, imho.
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Old 08-21-2013, 05:24 PM   #6
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Yea, they usually get bigger than a red tail shark, and a red tail shark needs at least 40 gallons, and the dojos get over a foot long and are coldwater fish man, sounds like you have a bad stock, what is your stock?
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6 corys. Plecos. Yoyo loach and a few khal loaches.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:23 PM   #9
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Rainbow sharks can be really territorial.
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Rainbow sharks can be really territorial.
Correct and as such are unlikely to work long term in tanks smaller than 55G.
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The lesson here is research fish before you buy them.
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