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Old 11-02-2010, 05:42 PM   #1
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Clown Fish Aggression

Hi

Bought 2 tank bred percula clownfish about 6 weeks ago
for the first 4 weeks they were fine but for the last 2 weeks
the larger of the 2 keeeps attacking the smaller one all the time.
Is this normal behaviour.

Thought about adding another to draw attention from the one
that's getting picked on, is this a good idea? or would you leave it to
sort itself out.

My tank is a 25 gallon nano with 20 KG Live rock a few inverts and
1 small blue with yellow tail damsel all my water parameters are bob on.

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks a lot

Brendan
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Old 11-02-2010, 05:48 PM   #2
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Sounds like normal clown / damsel behavior to me. I wouldn't add another or things will get much worse. The larger should be the female and be dominant pretty much as you described.
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leave it alone. one will become the female and one the male, or they will kill each other. there is nothing you can do to stop them. adding a third will only leave another fish carcass on the sand bed.
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Thanks for the quick reply wont get anymore

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