Bullying ?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by davebowden, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. davebowdenValued MemberMember

    Hi all,
    any idea's, I have had a pair of golden gurami's in my tank for about 6 week's, settled in very well and very peaceful. Suddenly started to bully everything in the tank, whats going on ?:;rocker
     
  2. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    Welcome to the forum

    It sounds like they are starting to settle in. There are 4 other gouramis in the tank? That would also be a source of stress and aggression.
     
  3. Wendy Lubianetsky

    Wendy LubianetskyWell Known MemberMember

    A pair is two I believe.....:;id Try adding some additional hiding spots so the fish being bullied has a safe place to retreat to.:;hf
     
  4. LyndaB

    LyndaBFishlore LegendMember

    This seems to be typical gourami behavior.



    The OP's aquarium info indicates there are 6 gouramis in this tank.
     
  5. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    I agree with jaysee...6 gouramis in a 50g (190l) tank is going to be havoc now that everyone's settling in
     
  6. Wendy Lubianetsky

    Wendy LubianetskyWell Known MemberMember

    Didn't it say a "pair" I do not believe it is 4 or 6??:;dk
     
  7. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    It's in the aquarium information.
     
  8. fighter55Valued MemberMember

    6 Gouramis are definitely going to cause stress. There might be territory issues, or some gouramis may be more aggressive
     






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