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Old 04-16-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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teaching a clown to host a torch coral

What is the best way to get a clownfish to host a torch or anything? My clown is about 1 inch long and I really want him to host my torch or maybe even my xinea. Anybody know a good method to do this?
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:54 AM   #2
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Lots people have tricks like segregating the 2 or taping pics of a clown hosting something. I myself have never tried to get mine to host anything mainly because from what I've read, clowns can get a little carried away and do some damage to the coral.
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I can't get mine to host a frogspawn, any ideas??
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:03 AM   #4
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there are different species of clownfish in the world and there are different species of coral and anemones. they would feel more comfortable hosting something from their native waters than a random coral from anywhere else in the world
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Tank bred clowns, but they loved playing in my blue tip nem till he died. Plus that thing wouldn't stick to anything but my coral. They kinda nip at the frogspawn but won't play in it.
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My Malu nem is latched onto a rock upside down...how can I get my clown to host it!?!?!
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Quite frankly, there is no sure way to get a clown to host anything. They either will or they won't. Sometimes they'll host something right away, and sometimes it'll take a long time. They can also change their minds. Mine hosted a feather duster worm for quite some time but seems to be thinking about hosting my green bta now. Really, it's up to the fish and you can't force it.
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:05 PM   #8
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Mine hosts a powerhead...
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:17 PM   #9
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Mine hosts a powerhead...
My friends do the same but only bc her tank is lacking much rock
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My friends do the same but only bc her tank is lacking much rock
Well I don't have a lack of rock.
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