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Old 01/12/2018, 03:30 PM   #1
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Foxface blowing bubbles

My Foxface seems very heathy. He is fat and looks good. But I heard this chomping sound and I noticed that he bites the surface and spits bubbles. He swims to corners when he does this. Its seems like very strange behavior. I think he been doing it a while, I have heard the sound before.

My water parms are all in line and I have had him 6+ months. He is a lot bigger than when I got him.

Has anyone else seen this behavior ? I get the feeling he is just playing/bored.


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Old 01/12/2018, 04:08 PM   #2
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Hello mate.

I have a magnificent foxface that does exactly the same thing...
I have a lot of surface movement and see him playing up there all the time... Well I think he's playing... He's happy and healthy so I think he's alright.

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Old 01/13/2018, 12:08 AM   #3
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Both of my foxfaces do the exact same thing. Itís almost like they are trying to tell me they are hungry.


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Old 01/13/2018, 07:25 AM   #4
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My skunk clowns do this. I was wondering from another post if they are eating the film on the surface of the water.


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Old 01/13/2018, 07:55 AM   #5
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Glad to here others have seen this. I will just continue to laugh at him :-)

My tank has a good bit of surface agitation. I think he/they are just goofing around.


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Old 01/13/2018, 03:11 PM   #6
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Mine does this all the time also, in my case he is eating the algae that grows on the under side of my brace bars.


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Old 01/13/2018, 08:02 PM   #7
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A long time ago a pet shop in Chicago had a fox face that when you walked past spit water at you. The coolest thing I have ever seen, and the reason I won't get one. All I need is a fish shorting out a few thousand in LED lights!


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Old 01/14/2018, 05:42 AM   #8
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I have a pair of clowns that do this same thing. No idea why, they just do.


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Old 01/15/2018, 10:11 AM   #9
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my hippo tang does this after he eats

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