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Old 03-01-2006, 04:43 PM   #1
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Percula Question

I got my first fish yesterday. And i know that i messed up on the acclimation (just got so excited) but he is eating. How ever he wont explore my tank. He stays at the right hand side of the tank and looks like the current makes it hard for him to swim. At the LFS he was swimming fine but they have no current in the little cubicals. IS this normal or did i screw him up????
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Old 03-01-2006, 04:51 PM   #2
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New surroundings. Give him some time to get over the stress of moving to a new home. Not sure about the current question since we don't know how much is in your tank.
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I have two maxi-jet 1200s in a 65gal. plus the canister filters output from the magnum 350. He seems to look scared or something. Atleast thats all i hope it is id hate for my first fish to die on me
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Old 03-01-2006, 04:55 PM   #4
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Got rocks in there for him to hide behind?
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Yea 60 pounds of LR and he wont go near it :/
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I would not be concerned. What you are describing is what my clowns do when lights are out. That is their idea of relaxing and staying safe. Just give it some time.
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Alright cause he just seems like swim inthat area like a lil maniac or something hahaha doesnt even move really just wiggles lol but when i fed him he did eat soo hopefully in a few days here he will be normal lol
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He'll be fine. Clown fish act quite weird.
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I got a second percula today from the same place and both are fine (i acclimated alil better this time and i think the new fish isnt as stressed since he had a friend this time to meet up with. They both ate too sooooooo i think im on a great start now
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my clowns used to go to the top back corner to "sleep" when the lights went out. i got a kick out of it b/c they went to the same corner each night after lights out.
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