Bully Fish

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  1. Wings

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    Hi, just wanted to ask if its possible for a territorial fish to bully other fish to death.
    I got a one spot damsel who is very territorial and the kept on chasing the other fish and after a few months the others seemed to get sick one at a time and died. The last two were flagtails and they were always subdued to sitting in one corner. Any thoughts on this.
     
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    Yes, Bullies can and will kill the other.

    And a damsel. There are only a few damsels that actually do behave. And depending on the size of your tank. If the other cannot get away he will kill them.
     
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    the bullied fish would be under constant stress and probably not even eat properly so yeah that would be fatal.. next time if the prob persists then try to do something about it sooner so you dont lose fish again..
     
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    You picked one of the most aggressive fish there is. They're even obnoxious by damsel standards.
     
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    Oops thanks, ya he is the only one left now and a mission to catch.
     
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    Thanks for all the feedback, We learn from our mistakes and pay school fees. I will be getting rid of the setup soon though as I am moving.
     
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