Fighting?

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kamby
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I have 3 RES in a 55 gal tank and I think the same 2 of them are always fighting now they put thier claws out at each other and like vibrate them or something lol. Is there anyway to get them to stop?
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It could also be a type of mating dance. Is it a boy and a girl? Do they nip at each other or just vibrate their claws?
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It sounds like they are doing a mating dance. Even if the same sex they may not realize it. I would watch for aggression though. Be sure you have 10 gal of water for every inch of shell for each of them. Lets say they are each 3 inches that is a total of 9 inches and so you should have a 90 gal tank ideally. They will become territorial if not. Some use large rubbermaid containers or something of the sort to avoid the high expense of a tank. Unfortunately you may have to end up seperating them if they continue.
Last edited by shelngav on Sat Jan 24, 2004 6:26 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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