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    two false perculas attacking.

    is it normal that the bigger perc attacks the smaller perc?

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    Yup,

    this is will happen untill the smaller of the two Subsides.. Its there way of deciding who will be Dominate... and who will take on the female form.

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    ok ,the bigger runs after the small one and stops at the face of the small one and opens his mouth,then the bigger one always tries to push the smaller one down to the bottom.

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    thanks Tooloud

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    Yup,
    Just showing dominance, they will do this till the small one relizes he has no hope and gives up..

    Mine when they first started the larger one would take the smaller one by the head, and shake him around like a rag doll.. untill he finally gave up subsided. The joys of life.

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    Perfectly normal. Aren't you glad you aren't a clownfish?
    Susan

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    My clarks do that the female will rush hime and chase hime to her sleeping spot. Then she will swimm around the rock and chase hime to the other side of the tank. When he swims to the middle of the glass this process starts all over. Some time i think fish are like old people. Way too much time on their hands ( fins)
    Anybody can start a reef tank it takes a realy intrest in the hobby to maintain one.

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    My Tomatoes were really bad for 'spouse abuse' The female almost tore the male apart. (I took them back, he spent too much time in QT recovering....)
    What always confounded me was that when I separated them with an egg crate they would look at each-other like forlorn lovers through the holes and try touch noses, and then he'd find a way to her side and get beaten to a pulp again.
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