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Old 03-01-2008, 03:12 AM   #1
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Clownfish shimmying or shivering behavior

My clownfish do this same kinda thing? is that the same mating behavior? The have been doing that for about 1-2 months. how long does it take for them to become a mated pair?
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They might be already or they may never be. The behavior you are talking about is normal everyday behavior that I have seen. I have three clowns in my tanks and they all do it.
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Old 03-01-2008, 05:20 PM   #3
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Yes this is normal
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this was talked about a few days ago here
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I gave the wrong link sorry
Here is the right one clown fish habits
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I'm under the impression it is a display of submission...my male GSM always nuzzles the Female and then shimmies.
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the shimmying or seisuring is the male being submissive to the female... its showing the female that they know that they are boss so i wouldnt worry about it.. its perfectly normal
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Thanks for all the imput. As long as they are happy i'm happy.
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