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Old 04-30-2011, 08:26 PM   #11
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LFS has a maroon that is at over 5 inches and is probably closer to 6, about 25 years old and lives by itself in a 90 gallon tank. So they do get big and mean.
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Old 04-30-2011, 09:04 PM   #12
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well,aren't there dwarf species
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Old 04-30-2011, 09:15 PM   #13
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Their are aggressive and yeah come on now 25 years old any fish with grow if lived that long if u by a fish the chances of the fish living that long is slim to none and it took 25 yeArs for it to grow 5 inches so think about that
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There are no dwarf species.

The same store has a percula clown fish about the same and it is about 3 inches.
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Old 04-30-2011, 10:17 PM   #15
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To get back to the root question. It really depends on the clownfish. Some species don't get quite as big as others. Other ones aren't quite as aggressive as others. fishman3, did you specifically want a maroon, or any clownfish? How big of a tank do you have? There isn't any that would live happily, or even live at all healthily in a 5.5G if that is the only SW tank you have.
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Old 04-30-2011, 10:27 PM   #16
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I agree with nxb161 5.5 in saltwater terms is basically Nuthing maybe 1 damsel and a crab a maybe a shrimp that's about it
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Their are aggressive and yeah come on now 25 years old any fish with grow if lived that long if u by a fish the chances of the fish living that long is slim to none and it took 25 yeArs for it to grow 5 inches so think about that
it doesn't take 25 years for a maroon clown to reach maturity.
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If u say so
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Old 05-01-2011, 12:49 AM   #19
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Wow, can you feel the tension in the air?
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:19 AM   #20
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Let's keep this calm, but I have to agree with x on this one. An animal may live for 20 years, but may be full grown in 6 or even earlier than that.
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