Why Are Some Of My Guppy Rubbing The Gravel

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  1. Dragon655reaper

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    ive just notice a couple of my guppy are rubbing the ground and flicking the gravel
    anyone know why.
     
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    Hmm well I’ll just bump this thread then because I’m not sure
     
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    Ok well thank I’m doing a water change today. Hopefully that helps
     
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    Checked Ammonia ? Is it often after feeding ?
     
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    My fish do the same thing and what it probly is is them looking for food/ babies.
     
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    Ammonia? Any white spot? My platy scratched a lot against leaves when they develop ich a while back.
     
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    I'd also worry about ich or some other parasite.

    It is possible that they're doing it to mark territory. I've seen that. They flash a bit, then stop.

    I'd recommend making sure you have some ich medicine on hand just in case, and maybe some general parasite medicine.
     
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