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Old 05-11-2014, 10:15 PM   #1
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Aggressive clowns???

I have two clowns that I've had for 3-4 months now and at first neither of them were aggressive but just the other day I noticed my male getting very aggressive towards my female and he's been like that for about a week or week and a half any one know for the sudden behavior
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Old 05-13-2014, 02:26 PM   #2
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What species?
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Old 05-13-2014, 02:30 PM   #3
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Aggressive clowns???

It's probably the other way around, the one that is being aggressive is most likely becoming the female and establishing dominance. And clowns can be just down right mean...
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My clown (female) got more aggressive as she got older. They are an aggressive fish, should be added last I reckon...
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:51 PM   #6
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My female is way bigger but my male ha become more aggressive lately
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I agree with Big Reds. I have two black and white clowns. The bigger of the two beat up the smaller for about 2 weeks then they just went back to being a happy little family. Clowns are born male and the largest will switch to become the dominant female. You might have to rename them!
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That's what I figured was going on but whyd they decide to switch sexes
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It insures that they continue to survive in the wild. When the dominant female dies, a large male will switch to female to make sure they can continue to breed.
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normal behavior. the more aggressive one will turn female.
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