Panda Garra Swimming in Circles

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by amyncognito, Aug 4, 2015.

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    amyncognito New Member Member

    I got a panda garra today and added him to my nano tank (temporarily, I'll be moving him to a bigger tank). ALL day he has been swimming in frantic vertical circles against the glass. Is he....okay? It's been a little disturbing to watch hours of this.
  2. matsungit

    matsungit Well Known Member Member

    Panda Garras are very active. Since he's in a nano tank this behavior just shows that the tank is too small for him.
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    amyncognito New Member Member

    Okay, I will move him to a bigger tank. Phew. Thanks for the help!
  4. shuwae

    shuwae Valued Member Member

    They also love friends. More pandas will help calm the lone one down. Three or more (I like 6) should be good, if you have the space.

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