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Old 08-30-2004, 07:18 PM   #11
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Or you do what I did. build a new tank for the clown, and let the damsel live with the crabs and mantis

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Old 09-01-2004, 01:30 AM   #12
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I don't really care for the damsel. I think it has psychological problems now.
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Well that is a common newbie "mistake"- starting w/ a damsel. Don't blame the fish for acting naturally. As far as the other fish and shrimp go, I would add the clowns, wait a week or so then add the shrimp, to account for the increased bioload. If there is any sort of ammo/trite spike the shrimp would be more susceptible to stress/sickness. Also IMO I feel 2 cleaners would be fine in a 20, provided there is ample hiding room. Good luck. HTH
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Old 09-03-2004, 02:48 AM   #14
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mated pairs are well over the $50 range, i got 2 perculas from pet smart for 11.99 each, i got one very small one and one medium one and they get along great. also i've been told the maroon clowns are very bold and more aggressive than the other kinds. I'm embarrassed to admit this but the maroon i got had a few whitish spots on it so i netted him to do a freshwater dip, which worked nicely by the way until i tried to put him back... his barbels hooked on the net, i panicked, cut it away but the poor little guy looked like he was waiting for a pending sandstorm

no worries, he eventually tossed it off, then he tried taking on the coral beauty i was holding for a friend and she managed to take a strip off his belly, 8O

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