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Old 04-03-2013, 12:18 AM   #1
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I had 3 snakeheads...and 2 of them gang up and kill the smaller one..now have 2.... is this normal behavior for snakeheads?? Comm snakeheads is imposible?
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:27 AM   #2
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What type of snakeheads are you keeping?

How often and how much are they fed?
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:49 AM   #3
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How big is yr tank?
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:18 AM   #4
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snakehead kill/eat whatever that they can find in the wild...thats their nature
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Snakehead is a fierce fish..
Is your tank big enough for them and do they have some hiding space?
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Give them lots of hiding place like plants and make sure they are well-fed.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:42 AM   #7
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Common behaviour for dwarf snakehead unless got big tank and plenty hidding space.
I had a peaceful common of cobra until adult hood when a pair was form that wipe out the rest despite big tank also.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:48 PM   #8
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dispite your loss bro... you could have got a stable pair of snakehead. Snakehead will only pair off on their own (a couple of male n female). This pair should stay well with each other.

It normal behaviour for snakeheads. Best try not to comm snakehead as they are more of a species only kind. To get a stable pair is a bonus.

Snakeheads will comm only when they are smaller. As they mature, they will form pair on their own. And as you have witness the pair will drive off the others as they claim their territory. In captivity, the other snakehead have no place to run, therefore will result in fatality if not removed when there is a pair formed.

Wat kind of snakehead you keeping?
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dispite your loss bro... you could have got a stable pair of snakehead. Snakehead will only pair off on their own (a couple of male n female). This pair should stay well with each other.

It normal behaviour for snakeheads. Best try not to comm snakehead as they are more of a species only kind. To get a stable pair is a bonus.

Snakeheads will comm only when they are smaller. As they mature, they will form pair on their own. And as you have witness the pair will drive off the others as they claim their territory. In captivity, the other snakehead have no place to run, therefore will result in fatality if not removed when there is a pair formed.

Wat kind of snakehead you keeping?
Manage to get a pair of cobra.
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Old 07-03-2013, 08:48 AM   #10
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I bought a bag of feeder snakeheads in the past. To my horror, they eat each other up even though they are of similar sizes! I think it is the survival of the fittest. So no choice, had to dump the whole bag in
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