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Old 07-16-2012, 12:44 PM   #1
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Saltwater Ocellaris Clown Fish (Amphiprion ocellaris)

Can i have a pair in a 55 gallon coral tank or is this to small? Website say minimum 30gallon but i want to here your thoughts.

No current stock in the tank just live rock and its been running for 1.5 months already cycled corals are going in soon

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Yes u can pair them in a 55g.

I plan on having a pair in my 30g
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Yes u can pair them in a 55g.

I plan on having a pair in my 30g
Are they easy to care for?
Any problems with corals with them?
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They are very strong fish and they dont eat/disturb corals
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They are very strong fish and they dont eat/disturb corals
Are they hard to pair? and how do you pair them?
Do i need anything special like food or anything else?

Sorry about the all the questions never had clowns before and i dont fully trust the internet and what websites say i like to here what real people say

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My clowns eat anything! They eat PE Mysis, brine shrimp, NLS, Rods food, marine flake food. We purchased them as babies and they had no problem pairing.
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Clowns are hardy however I can tell you from my experience they can be hard to pair. I've replaced two clowns with the one I have now. She picks on them. You would think she would want a buddy but NO. I've also had great luck with them in the past and even had two pair at once and had them for close to 3 years, When you get the clowns, make sure one is bigger than the other. The bigger one will become (if not already) the female. It will cut down on the fighting.
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Mine paired immediately and so did my neighbors so it just depends on their ages you want them to be young.
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Old 07-18-2012, 08:24 PM   #9
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I find clowns one of easiest fish to pair and to spawn in a home aquaria.

Just buy them small like ben said.
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