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21 Dec 2004

ABNORMAL FISH
We have just started a new hobby - fishes. We bought a few fishes this weekend and they all adapt very well. We also bought harlequin/mannequin (not too sure which name). The one is acting very strange. The one will chase the other one to such an extent that the other one will hide somewhere in a corner - is that normal?
We have also noticed that the "chacing" one started to pick on the other fishes.
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Certain fish can be very aggressive and territorial. You first need to find out the name of the fish that is chasing the others, and may have to seperate it from the other fish untill you've arrived at a plan of action.

Dr WIllemien van Wyk
Bird and exotic animal veterinarian
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