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Old 06-12-2016, 04:46 PM
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My samazi tank is the closest to my sofa. So I'm most aware of them. I had that " crazy " male. He obviously had an ailment, but it would make him dash crazily around the tank at random times. Well during these times. I had several females holding air. To me, I took it as the girls saying, hey I'm holding, leave me alone( lol, kinda like me in high school) but the crazy male has passed and I've gotten a new make from c&h and since than, no ones holding air.. just my observation.
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I remember other people saying they thought their females did it for that reason also, and I don't doubt it. Seems to me like a behavior that can have more than one reason. I've had the occasional 2" juvie hold air also, then give it up after being fed a nice treat or after being moved to another tank.
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