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Old 07-27-2011, 04:36 PM   #1
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Could I keep a group of 4-5 ocellaris clowns together? I've done some research and it seems like it would work, especially if I had an anemone. The biggest one would become female, second biggest male, and the rest would be immature males. They would all live in the anemone together.
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Old 07-27-2011, 05:00 PM   #2
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Clowns dont need nems,what size tank,I have 4 clowns 2 percs and 2 picasso in the same tank.
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Old 07-27-2011, 05:01 PM   #3
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45 gallons. I heard that a nem would help and I kinda want one .
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I would get them all very young and at the same time, anyone know if it'd work and two would form the dominant pair with the others being immature males?
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I would get them all very young and at the same time, anyone know if it'd work and two would form the dominant pair with the others being immature males?
it may work,id suggest getting a big one(the female),a medium one(the male of the pair),and however many small ones you wanted(the immature males)
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Oh! That would make a lot of sense! Thanks!
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I would just get 5 that are about the same size. You have to keep in mind though that you may lose some because of aggression.
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Once they mature you will end up with 1 female, 1 male and the rest killed by the female.
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But I read that if u got them all at the same time she wouldn't? And if she died the male would become female and one of the others would become male!
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This seems to be what they do in nature....?
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