Two Red Tail Sharks Chasing Each Other

  1. japswe

    japswe Initiate Member

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    I'm looking into red tail sharks and my friend has a pair who constantly chase each other. They never nip but is this playing or aggression? They're in a 50 gallon tank with some neon tetras. Wondering what the minimum gallon requirements are and if they're supposed to be so active. Thanks

    Update: Gave one of the red tail sharks to my local aquarium store (goodbye Henry) and the one who stayed seems so much happier. Thanks for the feedback!

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  2. BottomDweller

    BottomDweller Fishlore VIP Member

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    Red tail sharks are extremely territorial. In a 50 gallon you should only have one.
     

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    japswe

    japswe Initiate Member

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    Good to know. Will they eventually hurt each other?
     
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    Probably. Even if they don't they will both be stressed with another shark on their territory.
     

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