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Old 11-11-2011, 02:49 PM   #1
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tank mates?

Hey all, I started with a pair of true perc clowns. A girl I know is needeing to get rid of her fish. I got a humuhumu and two blue yellow tail damsels. They all get a long great! My question is, she has another pair of per clowns that grew up with the humu and damsels. Would I be ok to add that set with my current set?
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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my guess is that it would depend a lot on how large your tank is. If it is a big tank, and there are plenty places for the new clowns to keep to themselves, there is a good chance they would be fine. I have a few friends with large tanks that have kept different clowns very successfully because they keep to themselves on opposite sides of the tank.
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:30 PM   #3
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I had 2 sets of oscellaris, b&w and orange in my 125g. They were fine for a few months then one day outta nowhere they decided it was game time. The poor b&w's got beaten up so bad I had to remove the orange ones. And this was in a 6 foot long tank. So be warned.....it usually doesnt work out
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I had 2 sets of oscellaris, b&w and orange in my 125g. They were fine for a few months then one day outta nowhere they decided it was game time. The poor b&w's got beaten up so bad I had to remove the orange ones. And this was in a 6 foot long tank. So be warned.....it usually doesnt work out
I almost never works unless all the fish are added at once and even that is no guarantee. Putting multiple varieties of oscellaris, especially into a small tank where there is no place to run, is cruel. This is one where your desires should be tempered with the needs of the fish's. JMO.
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99% chance it wont work, ending in removal or death
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