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Old 11-24-2014, 05:47 PM   #1
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Blue spotted watchmen goby attacking clown fish

My watchmen goby just started attacking my clownfish today How can I stop him from attacking the clownfish he has already took a small bit of my clown fishes top fin out
I have a 20 gallon tank
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We we're think about getting some new damsels soon but I'm not sure with the goby attacking



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Old 11-24-2014, 05:51 PM   #2
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wouldn't buy damsels there little terrors
gobys are territorial as are clowns sounds like someones in the others space
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I just took a closer look at my goby he's covered in worms they are flat and see through some of his scales are dis colored and you can see veins on his face through his skin I'm not sure what to do


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any chance we could get a photo?
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Can you see the little white thing by his eyes


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I feed them shrimp because the goby is finicky could that be what's cause ing the worms


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Theres not a whole lot you can do without upgrading tank size. My pink spotted goby is the second most aggressive fish in my tank.
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If they truly are worms only thing you can do is use a dewormer. As far as aggression any fish stock you put in such a small tank has potential to be volatile. Finding the right mixure is a pain. I ended up with a pair of clowns pajama cardinal and a six line wrasse in my moms 20 high. It was not easy finding that group of fish to be peaceful. Small tank is trial and error till it just works.
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