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Old 05-03-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
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Clown fish battle

So I've had these 2 clown fish for about 9 months now. One clearly started growing faster soon after I got them, and now you can tell them apart instantly. The bigger one harasses the crap out of the little one some times. To the point where the small one has 2 chunks of his dorsal fin missing. They seem to get along for a few weeks then go at it again.

Is this ever gonna stop? Should I think about finding an other home for one of them? I'm putting together a 125g, it should be up soon, you think they'll get along then? They're in a 29 biocube right now. What should I do?
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:03 PM   #2
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Could try them both in the 125.. If tgey continue to bicker with each other. They can find there own homes in a larger tank
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in the 125 they wont be so confined so they should settle down
the big one picks on the little one to show the male she's boss
it's like there married
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The point is do not get married. Your wife will beat u up too 😃
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Is that how they're supposed to be? I thought they would get along if they were paired up
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what female isn't bossy LMAO
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They are mean little fishes right! Mine does that too and thy have been together a couple of years. Its quite sad p watch, she doesnt let him in the nem he has to sleep on top of it Not so far as fin damage tho so keep an eye on that...
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I have been watching them. It's weird they'll go at it for a week or so then act like nothing happened. I've noticed when this is happening the royal gramma hides in the LR. When the clowns are getting along the gramma is always out.
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I just had that happen to my pair of clowns. I removed the female and put her in a qt tank by herself for seven days. I just put her back in my main tank and they seem to be doing better. She actually lets him in the nem every once in awhile

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Hahahahaha!!! Yes us females are known to be the aggressors....
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