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Borneo Suckers #1
Hi there. I've very recently added a couple of Borneo Suckers to my tank and they seem to spend all the time hiding away. I just wondered if this was normal, or if I should try to change anything? Temp is down to 23, I've added an air stone and water flow is quite strong. They've only been in a few days, so not sure if they will grow in confidence? Thanks.
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Re: Borneo Suckers #2
Make sure they have plenty of hiding places - fish with plenty of options for a quick retreat will often come out more. If you can, add 3 or 4 more as these are a social fish who like to be in a group of their own kind.
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Re: Borneo Suckers #3
Thank you. They have quite a few hiding places, but I've put in another small rock cave today as well. I will try getting another couple too and see if that helps. Would they be extra shy being in a community tank? I just don't want them to become stressed, or even starve!
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Re: Borneo Suckers #4
Being in a community may make them hide depending on what else is in there.
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Re: Borneo Suckers #5
I've got some Tetra's, Danios and Cory's. I'll do as you suggested and get a couple more Borneo's and hopefully that will help. Thank you for your help. I'm a newbie and really want my fish to be happy and stress free.