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Old 11-28-2005, 03:13 PM   #1
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Everytime I put my hand in to scrape off the corraline on the front class my clown tries to pick at me, I should not be worried, no toxins in his peck
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:43 PM   #2
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Normal behavior. No worries.
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Old 11-28-2005, 03:55 PM   #3
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There are better ways to cleaning the coraline off of your tank! There are many scrapers available (and a few that attach directly to a mag float) that are way better than putting your arm in the tank.

Your clown may be offering gentle advice now to stay out of his turf, but as they become more settled in their home they get pretty forceful. Expect him/her to get down right nasty with you with age!
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Old 11-28-2005, 06:07 PM   #4
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I have a wild Fire Clown and he goes after my hand anytime I put it in there. No lie i have an open top tank and I went to pull my mag float out and he darted up from his anemone and tried to bite me and shot himself out of the tank and onto the floor. Thankfully I got him back in there. AND HE STILL BITES ME.. ecspecially when I feed his anemone
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do all clowns do this? i have a MYS clown, and when i put my hand in the tank it seems that he doesn't even notice me. he just goes about his business and swims around my hand.
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does anyone have links of the scrapers that are compatible with the mag-float? TIA.
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My clown pays no attention to me. He dare not bite the hand that feeds him!
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my o clowns bite me all the time..
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I have a friend that got bit by his tomato clown and it drew blood haha.
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I have heard of clowns biting and the biggest one i have a Fals perc use to bite the lady i got him from. Although i broke that habit! my hand is way bigger. if its just a perc chase it back a few times or push him to the side and let m know whos the boss. humm but tomato and cinamon clowns i have heard are the worst at biting.
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