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Kubotai behaviours

Posted By: Jessica
Date: Thursday, 20 May 2004, at 11:18 p.m.

well i'm noticing a pattern with my kubotai. they're finally getting comfortable in the tank. when i arrive at food time or drop food in unexpectedly, they form a school which is evenly spaced out that moves pretty quickly from one end of the tank to another, when one fish turns, the whole group does. it only lasts a few turns around the tank. Total theory - it seems they are looking for the food as a group and when one finds it, they all stop the schooling.

this is a group of 10 angelicus. anyone else have this experience with larger numbers and larger tanks? (125g 6ft tank)

also, i caught one of the newer angelicus fighting with the lead striata today. seems the pecking order has been adjusted among the kubotai and the new alpha has to deck it out with the striata. At one point the other 2 st