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Old 06-14-2016, 07:09 PM   #1
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Clownfish fighting!

So I've had a pair of ocellaris clowns that were only together about 2 months. Sadly one of them passed away. I recently just introduced a Wyoming White Clownfish. The 2 immediately started to fight. Are they going to be okay or should I be worried?
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The two are almost identical in size
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Next time if you add another clownfish make sure it is smaller than the one already in the tank
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Old 06-14-2016, 07:29 PM   #4
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Hopefully I won't be adding another one. Do you think they'll be okay? Any suggestions on what I should do?
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there the same size so they are fighting for dominance , once they figure out who rules who things should settle down ,
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Clownfish fighting!

If they don't pair, one will kill the other. You should take one of them out. Edit: this will happen if they are both female. If they are still juveniles, they may work it out.
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Okay well I'm really hoping that they work it out because I don't want one killing the other. They seemed to have calm down a little but I'm still unsure
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as long as they seem to be getting along they'll be fine
if neither seem to have any marks or shredded fins they figured out who will be the dominate female and all will be ok
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They aren't going after each other like they were when i first introduced the new one. They are swimming near each other and following each other but if the one gets too close the other seems to try to scare it away. Definitely trying to be the aggressor while the other one just wants to be friends
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Oh, that seems like a really good sign: it sounds to me like they will probably be okay!
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