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haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby EBJD keeper » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:25 pm

I have in my 30 long 1 male and 4 female haplochromis ruby green but they are very skiddish.. Would adding some barbs help with that? :-?
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Re: haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby AlphaWild » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:25 pm

I'm not sure about barbs in particular, but yes, they seem to benefit greatly by having a dither in with them.
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Re: haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby EBJD keeper » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:35 pm

AlphaWild wrote:I'm not sure about barbs in particular, but yes, they seem to benefit greatly by having a dither in with them.



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Re: haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby DJRansome » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:41 pm

I have not seen this. Do you have enough rocks? Have they been in the tank for a couple months?
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Re: haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby EBJD keeper » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:53 pm

DJRansome wrote:I have not seen this. Do you have enough rocks? Have they been in the tank for a couple months?


I got them on the 1st so no and yes lots of rocks
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Re: haplochromis ruby green help...

Postby DJRansome » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:20 pm

I'd wait a while to let them settle in.
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