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B. Beaufortia and Modesta

Posted By: Mark Mendoza
Date: Sunday, 27 July 2003, at 5:03 a.m.

I picked up two Modestas(around 2.5") at Walmart yesterday. I got both of them for 8 dollars(CDN) as the cashier did not check the bag. They were added into my tank with an existing B. Beaufortia in it. It looked like the Beaufortia did not like company! He just kept bugging and occasionally ramming the two Modestas.

Well, today it seems I have (temporarily) solved the problem. I impulsively bought a Marbled Headstander (Abramites hypselonotus) with is about 3". The two Modestas now follow it around while the Beafortia still trails behind. The bullying has stopped, atleast when I watch them. I just wonder how long this peace will last.