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Coloured Widows Biting My Gkf Tail! :(

Discussion in 'Tropical Fish Emergencies' started by wesarl, Dec 9, 2012.

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  1. wesarl

    wesarl Member

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    hi guys, im kinda new to this so please bare with me.

    i have a ghost knife fish in my 4ft aquarium with 2 angels and 4 coloured widow.
    all was well until i saw my GKF (Ghost knife fish) tail was bitten and red. After watching it for a while i noticed that the widows were going for his tail.

    can anyone please tell me why this is happening :(
     
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    fluttermoth The current Mrs Treguard ;)
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    Widow tetras are very nippy fish. You could try adding a few more, so they keep the aggression between themselves. That often works but there's no guarantees, I'm afraid
     
  3. wesarl

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    just bought 4 more widows to make a total of eight.... and all is well :D
    thank you so much fluttermoth :D
     

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