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> Dither Fish
Neon Man
Posted: May 9 2011, 02:53 PM
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The term "Dither Fish" refers to a small group of fish used to encourage a larger fish to be less shy, come out of hiding, and swim about in the open.

When the larger, more timid fish sees a school of smaller fish (for example, Danios) swimming freely about, it will assume there is no danger from other (even larger), predator fish than itself.
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