Urgent help needed New long nose hawk fish being bullied

Discussion in 'Urgent Help Needed' started by TheresaC, 22 Feb 2015.

  1. TheresaC

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    Hi,

    I bought a long nose hawk fish yesterday and after acclimating set it free. My six line wrasse is bullying it to the point where the hawk fish no longer has the energy to swim. I switched off the lights yesterday but when the lights came on again today the wrasse started chasing the hawk fish again. Any advice please?
     
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  3. TaahirS

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    If I were you I would get rid of the sixline. They are known for being bullies and will most likely harass any other fish you add.
    What size tank? What other fish of you have?
     
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    Remove either fish.
     
  5. TheresaC

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    Tank is a 65x65x65 cube.
    I currently have two false percula clowns, jumping bean angel, chalk bass, canary blenny, six line, mandarin and the hawk fish.
     
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    Very difficult to keep a non reefer and girlfriend in the same house. LOL
     
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    if your tank got a sump, then move the sixline to the sump for a few days. Let the hawk settle in.
     
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