Green Terror Attacks Goldfish

lonehunter

Member
My green terror bit one of my goldfish eyes off I’m experienced with both fish but I’m not sure how to medicate him
 

DutchAquarium

Member
Firstly, experience asks why you even had a green terror and a goldfish together. a cold water fish and warm water fish? Also what size aquarium are they kept in. As for medication, put in some indian almond leaves which are antifungals. Then, just watch your fish for symptons. If something pops up, probably fungal or bacterial, use a medication from the marcyrn line. Everything from that line is very effective.

edit: i'm going to add that you need to separate the fish if it wasn't said clearly enough already. You can't keep them together. green terrors are too aggressive.
 

Jayd976

Member
You shouldn’t have a cichlid with goldfish. Their temp requirements aren’t even the same. Goldfish like cool water and cichlids warm. Green terrors are very aggressive I suggest you rehome one of them. The goldfish will eventually be killed.
 
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lonehunter

Member
The waters temperature is at 74

And he’s never agreesive towards any fish

I also did research and I saw that green terrors are generally calmer cichlids
 

Fashooga

Member
Was the Green Terror the lone fish?
 

DutchAquarium

Member
It doesn't matter if your fish hasn't attacked anything before. Green terrors are naturally aggressive, it just takes one day for them to turn.
 
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lonehunter

Member
But I am definitely rehoming him
 

Jayd976

Member
Green terrors are In no way a calm cichlid their temperament is in their name lol.
 

Mike1995

Member
I have a 8" terror. They are not peaceful. Especially to something as calm as goldfish.. Which as others said should not with eachother. different water parameters, temperatures, tank mates etc
 

Goldiemom

Member
That poor goldfish. Please, never put a goldfish with a tropical fish. Goldie’s need to be with goldies. That’s like putting a 2 year old child in with a 16 year old bully.
 
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lonehunter

Member
The green terror is now gone
 

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