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Old 01-29-2011, 02:16 AM   #1
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3 clownfish 1 tank

I have 3 caramel clowns they are really nice and were schooling just fine and behaving very peaceful , I recently bought then an anemone , the first night they were all In it together . Now they seemed to have singled one out ( I think it's the female ) whenever the clown gets near the anemone they other two get really aggressive . Can someone give me some info or suggestions ?
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Old 01-29-2011, 10:20 AM   #3
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they pair up and defend their anemone from all intruders....foreign and domestic. it's not a 100% definite case, but it's what you have here. you are going to have to remove the 3rd wheel, or they may kill him.
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could he possible get a fourth clown n second anemone. maby if two pairs both had some territory they would be ok. or would this just make things much much worse ?
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Don't chance it. They're figuring out who's going to be the dominant female and the preferred male. They will kill the other one I believe.
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I've tried this before a while back when I didn't know much at all and learned the lesson the hard way. Once the third got singled out I tried to had a fourth but the other two killed both the others within the week.
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I still have all three , they're all healthy . 1 of them is still singled out , I am gonna get another anemone
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If you have a large tank I would get a few more clowns and another anemone.
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What size tank are the clowns in?
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