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I have a germen red peacock in a tank with other peacocks and 2 haps well 1 hap now. Has anyone ever see a fish display agression towards a certain color fish. My germen red will only chase blue colored peacocks or haps everything else is allowed to swim freely. I had a blue s frei and it dissapeared in my tank never found the body just gone.

Is this normal? I really wanted to get something blue in my tank but so far its not working the germen red is my largest peacock.
 

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Yes, males will fight with other males that they feel compete with them, this is normal. Most male Malawi cichlids show some electric blue color of some sort.

What specific fish are in your tank now?
 

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That is a bit weird. Ruby reds are not particularly aggressive (like the Eureka Reds are). And usually they will be most aggressive toward those males who look like them. (One reason I'm unable to keep a ruby red and a eureka red in my male tank. Too similar.)

It's possible you have a weirdly aggressive peacock. Do you have enough hiding places? You could rearrange the rocks to break things up and hope that works to reduce aggression. You could place the ruby red in "time out" in another tank and then reintroduce him when other fish feel more established . . . Just some thoughts. You could add a blue one that is bigger than he is and the watch carefully in order to intervene if it looks like a murder is about to occur . . .
 
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