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Old 11-08-2006, 07:52 PM   #11
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Well, we got one clown on Sunday, and another two yesterday. So far thye are getting along famously. We had to remove the damsel fish that were in there because they were being too aggresive, and since then everything has been nice and tranquil.

They are all pretty much the same size as of now, and the one we got on Sunday seems to be pairing up with on of the newer ones that we got yesterday.

Hopefully things will remain peaceful.
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Old 11-08-2006, 08:55 PM   #12
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What size tank do you have them in . Chances are that in time 2 may pair but the 3rd wheel will get beaten down .
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It is around 30 gallons.

I have noticed that the first one we had seems to be pairing up with one of the new ones that was purchased a couple days after the first.

The odd man out is swimming up next to the filter where the first one used to hang out. I guess that is a good spot to be.

I haven't noticed any aggresion so far, so maybe they'll live, and let live.
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Not to hijack this thread, but is it normal behavior for clowns to REALLY enjoy my bubble wall? LOL One of them was running through it last night darting in and out for like an hour. He seemed to enjoy it. =P
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Chances are that in time 2 may pair but the 3rd wheel will get beaten down .
This is definitely a possiblilty. In the wild, they will have one female, one dominant male and some non dominant males. If the female dies, the dominant male will change sex and the next one on the totem pole will become the dominant male. This might be the case in your tank (I kind of doubt that), but I would definitely keep an eye out.
What kind of clowns are they? 3 of them in a 30G may cause some problems, depending on the species.
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Well, we got one clown on Sunday, and another two yesterday. So far thye are getting along famously. We had to remove the damsel fish that were in there because they were being too aggresive, and since then everything has been nice and tranquil.

They are all pretty much the same size as of now, and the one we got on Sunday seems to be pairing up with on of the newer ones that we got yesterday.

Hopefully things will remain peaceful.
Very interesting... that is almost identical to what is happening with me - same story.

EDIT: Nevermind, Fish Stix is my bf.... duh!
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Well, we got one clown on Sunday, and another two yesterday. So far thye are getting along famously. We had to remove the damsel fish that were in there because they were being too aggresive, and since then everything has been nice and tranquil.

They are all pretty much the same size as of now, and the one we got on Sunday seems to be pairing up with on of the newer ones that we got yesterday.

Hopefully things will remain peaceful.
Very interesting... that is almost identical to what is happening with me - same story.

EDIT: Nevermind, Fish Stix is my bf.... duh!
ROFLAMO I just spit coffee all over my monitor ....
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That is because I'm your b/f silly...


They are Percula Clown Fish. We've had them in there togather for a week now with no signs of aggresion. They are still young though.

We're hoping that the worst case scenerio is that one ends up as a casualty, and the other pair off.
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We're hoping that the worst case scenerio is that one ends up as a casualty, and the other pair off
Hopefully you can remove it before it becomes a casualty
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I agree with Sadielynn, it's not a pretty site seeing fish kill each other.
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