How To Keep Your Fish Safe From Predators In Your Saltwater Aquarium
Marine fish have learned to stay alive in the oceans for millions of years. Each species developed a way of surviving, whether it was a great defense mechanism or just the ability to be able to flee. Taking a fish out of the ocean and putting it into a closed system, such as a home aquarium, greatly reduces a fish's ability to flee or hide from predation. :max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/fish compatibilitychart 8f9b58b7d0f0d7ec. Check if your fish are compatible in the same aquarium. The five basic types of competition are: Predator/Prey, Territory Protection, Mate & Status Protection, Spawn Protection and Opportunistic Feeding Behavior.
Most fish react to territorial aggression exactly the same way when it comes to fish. Most often it doesn't matter what type or species of fish it is. The problem of "harassment" will most likely occur when you put a new fish into an established aquarium. Limiting a tank to a specific mated species is wise. It helps keep fish that spawn in larger aquariums. Damselfish fish protect their spawn from other fish that may stray into their nest area. Fish that have this type of aggressive behavior are best kept in a specific tank community. Many times aquarists will keep Triggers with other species, as well as Lions, Groupers, Hawks, etc. . . .