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Old 07-16-2011, 07:58 PM   #1
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Bought a newpair of clowns today have a question

I bought two black and white clowns today the largest one was in a tank with no other fish and was hosting an anemone the other was in a breeder tank full of clowns I put them in my tank at the same time and they are inseperatible I want them to host but I don't want an anemone I put them in with a very large lavender mushroom hoping they would take to it is there anything I can do to help them
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:01 PM   #2
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You can't really dictate whether they will host anything, it's kinda hit or miss. My four used to host an elegance coral until they almost killed the coral so be careful what you wish for.
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Lol ya that could be bad but I could take the chance with a few mushrooms
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I'd just let nature take its course. Some people force their fish in with a coral or nem and close off the area so they are forced to be near it. I don't think that's very productive though in my opinion.
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No that kind of seems mean I don't want to do that I was just hoping to find out if the fact that the one clown hosted before would better my chances
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I think it improves your chances. My b&w clowns didnt host until my orange ones showed them how. LOL
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Fingers are crossed
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Old 07-16-2011, 08:19 PM   #8
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It's an amazing sight to see, I have to confess. lol They really look like they are having fun. I hope you get lucky. Maybe someone else has some ideas on how to improve your chances.....
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I hope I do to there was an orange skunk clown today at the lfs today hosting a brain coral it was so neat how he would lay on it and snuggle like it was his blanket
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My two clowns are still in QT, as long as the water is ok I wouldn't worry about them hosting a nem or anything else. I think that is for our pleasure only! I think we get to caught up what we want and not the fish. I would love to see my clowns to host but if they don't that's ok to.
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