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Old 12-09-2010, 08:42 AM   #1 
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Betta flaring constantly in new Marineland Hex Tank

I am very worried about this fish - he didnt seem overly aggressive in his store container, but as soon as he was put in the 6-sided tank he has been flaring at "everything."

Note: he is flaring at inanimate objects: a heater, a plant, the walls of the tank.

I'm guessing the six sides of the tank are making reflections. Does anyone have experience with this tank? It's been non-stop.
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Old 12-09-2010, 08:57 AM   #2 
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Not non-stop but my fish does tend to flare when i put him back in his tank after cleaning it maybe yours feels really threatened if you have a lot of inanimit objects in the tank try taking them out and putting them back one at a time. So he has time to get used to his surroundings.
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