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Old 12-16-2011, 03:51 PM   #1
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Have one maroon clown about 1.5 to 2 inches. Whats the best way of putting another one in to see if I can get a pair
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It has to be much bigger or much smaller. There will initially be a scrap but if the smaller one survives they should be OK.
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Old 12-16-2011, 05:00 PM   #3
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It has to be much bigger or much smaller. There will initially be a scrap but if the smaller one survives they should be OK.
Which is btr larger or smaller or does it matter. The one I have is mean.
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I find that playing some Lionel Richie seems to help during the acclimation period...

On a more serious note, it is kinda 6's on which is better. Maroons are not the most even tempered clowns, and going with a smaller one it could be just as aggressive as the one you currently have. Or, with a larger one it could be less aggressive and still get picked on. you could try smaller because its probably going to be harder to find a bigger maroon. At least that is the case here, I have never seen an adult one for sale at our LFS's.
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I find that playing some Lionel Richie seems to help during the acclimation period...

On a more serious note, it is kinda 6's on which is better. Maroons are not the most even tempered clowns, and going with a smaller one it could be just as aggressive as the one you currently have. Or, with a larger one it could be less aggressive and still get picked on. you could try smaller because its probably going to be harder to find a bigger maroon. At least that is the case here, I have never seen an adult one for sale at our LFS's.
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It has to be much bigger or much smaller. There will initially be a scrap but if the smaller one survives they should be OK.
Doesn't a single clown automatically become female? That's always been my understanding of the little darlings.

On that basis I would add one out of a group that's much smaller at an lfs. More or less certain to be a male.

As we know, they can morph into a female from male, but not the other way around.

Just my 2p.
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Doesn't a single clown automatically become female? That's always been my understanding of the little darlings.

On that basis I would add one out of a group that's much smaller at an lfs. More or less certain to be a male.

As we know, they can morph into a female from male, but not the other way around.

Just my 2p.
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