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Old 12-11-2005, 09:18 PM   #1
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Do Oto's normally chase other fish o.o

I was watching my fishtank today and I noticed that my Oto was chasing around my danios o.o;; is that normal? lol
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Old 12-11-2005, 09:57 PM   #2
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If it is any location other than the bottom of the tank (and to protect food), that is weird.
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Old 12-12-2005, 06:51 AM   #3
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Are you sure they don't just swim together? My otos swam with silver-tipped tetras. Besides, they are absoulutely peaceful.
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are you sure it is an oto? If you bought it at petsmart or any other pet chain they tend to miss label fish. So it could be a fly fox with look similar but can be aggressive
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No, it's an Oto, I saw the tag and I asked here because I knew it started with an O and then I looked at the picture and it is an oto... I dunno he doesn't do it very much just every once and a while he'll pull away from the glass and follow them around for a few seconds then go back to sucking, he's a weirdo o.o
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Maybe he's taking a liking to the Danio ladies.......
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How many Otos do you have?
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I have noticed that my Otos will sometimes follow the school of Corys for a few minutes, then just go back to eating food. The Otos school together, so maybe they just get mixed up in the wrong school for a minute. No harm either way.
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I only have one as of right now, so that might be it.
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That's definitely it. He's probably really alone and enjoys some company by schooling with the other fish once in a while. You got to get him at least 2 more Otos, bring him back or bring another fish of your 20gal back, cuz it's overstocked anyway. But being so alone won't make the Oto happy.
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If I get more oto's they'd all be going in my 10 gal anyways, and I know it's overstocked. I'm still steadily getting rid of my stupid baby mollies finally x.x but other than that I'm not completely all that over stocked x.x at least....not as much I used to...be....lol
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