Is she okay?

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    Pysiek VIP Member

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    Hi guys
    On Saturday (3/1) I bought a female banggai cardinal. It is small. I already have one male banggai cardinal in my tank and it look like it was picking on my female on the begging. Now she only stay in a corner of a tank on top of it , where the flow it's pretty slow. Have not been eating since Saturday when I purchase her. Is it gonna die?
     
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    obviously thats the males territory and now theres a new fish in it.being a female they could pair up eventually but my concern is her not eating.but i have had this with other fish and they paired up eventually
     
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    Give it a couple days. Maybe try soaking the food in garlic.
     
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    I never soaked the food in garlic before. How do I do that?
     
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    Never mind. I just came back from school and found the fish. Or whatever left of her :(
     
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    Sorry for your loss :cry:
     
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    Is it possible it died because of the bigger male chasing her around? She was fine the first day. And second day is when she started to hide. I really would like to get another female. Maybe I should get one that is the same size as the male.
     
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    the stress of it would have killed her
     
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    I'm sorry for your fish loss. Hope the next female can do better.
     
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    chasing only make female weak, maybe your water environment changes quickly is the reason.
     
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