Bullying ?

  1. davebowden

    davebowden Member Member

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    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

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    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 Lubianetsky Well Known Member Member

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    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

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    This seems to be typical gourami behavior.



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

    Shawnie Fishlore Legend Member

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    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 Lubianetsky Well Known Member Member

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

    Jaysee Fishlore Legend Member

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    It's in the aquarium information.
     
  8. fighter55

    fighter55 Member Member

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

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