Fish And Mirror

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Muhiddin, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. MuhiddinValued MemberMember

    Friends are looking at some videos; Why are they putting small mirrors in my fish aquarium?
     
  2. AradesValued MemberMember

    What fish do you have?
     




  3. andychrissytankValued MemberMember

    sometimes some animals don't recognize themselves in a mirror and think it's a different animal altogether
    like some people can trigger betta fish into flaring at its own reflection because it will think its another male
     
  4. MuhiddinValued MemberMember

    Apistogramma Borelli male
     
  5. MuhiddinValued MemberMember

    Male fish - attacking female fish
    When is the spouse
     
  6. ashenweltWell Known MemberMember

    So that is actually a trick used with apistogramma when in smaller tanks actually. It gets a male going on the defensive of the "other male" letting the female get a break if not ready for breeding.
     
  7. MuhiddinValued MemberMember


    I don't understand, the male fish sometimes hits the female fish
     
  8. ashenweltWell Known MemberMember

    That's usually trying to force breeding or territorial behavior. Use a mirror to cause the male to have a new target.
     
  9. MuhiddinValued MemberMember

    I put aggressive 2 mirrors against male mirror
    But sometimes she gets angry at the female fish
    When will this happen?
    Male - female fish side 5 days
    Today I only put 2 mirrors
     
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