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Weird punc behaviour...

Posted By: Jim Powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Tuesday, 9 November 2004, at 8:18 p.m.

This morning before I left for work, I noticed two of my puncs (the large spot, red-tailed variety) engaged in a big shoving match on the edge of a lone rock, thin edge up, in the feeding area. WIthout much room the fight was intense. It was also odd in that one is a large punc the other a small one. Usually when they scrap like this, it is even sized fish. The large one got slightly paler on the sided with the dorsal surfaces very dark. The small one got very pale and kept mouthing the big one on the head and then trying to pry it off the rock. They moved to another flat rock and continued until the large protomyzon came in and chased the small one off and started shoving the la