Purple fire fish

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  1. Darren24

    Darren24

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    Hi All,
    Need some advise.
    I purchased 2 x purple fire fish from a LFS.
    They got along at first but they now seem to fighting to the point that the one if hiding in a corner.

    They are still in my 80 litre hospital tank.
    Am I likely to have this problem in my DT (500 litre) or will they settle.

    Thanks for the advise.
     
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  3. RynoParsons

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    Usually keep just one. They tend to fight
     
  4. VicZA

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    I have heard keep them in odd numbers ... 1,3,5,7,etc. I had 3 red fire fish and they were perfectly fine, then one died and now the two remaining ones fight ... but then they stop .... and then start again ....
     
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    There is a member on MASA who has 5 or 6 fire fish in his system. I am sure once you move them to your display they should stop fighting.
     
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    I HAVE 2 PURPLE AND 2 YELLOW IN MY DT AND NO PROBLEMS MY DT 1800 X 650 X 650 . MAYBE THEY NEED MORE SPACE :thumbup:
     
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