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Old 06-03-2012, 06:34 PM   #1
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Clowns and yellow tail damsels

From my search it's says medium risk for mixing the two in a 55 gallon anyone have any experience
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:58 PM   #2
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Hey Ryan,
I would think mixing anything with yellow tails would be medium risk, except for maybe more damsels, triggers, and shark! Those little guys are really mean.
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I would think mixing anything with yellow tails would be medium risk, except for maybe more damsels, triggers, and shark! Those little guys are really mean.
Yeah that's what I thought I just found them on Kijiji 3 for 20$ but I might pass
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Honestly, I would pass on them even if they were free! They would really limit what other fish you could have down the road.
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That really sucks cause they are beautiful
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Yeah, they are nice looking fish, I agree. But they really are aggressive, and they seem to get worse with age.
There's plenty more fish in the sea! Haha
Best of luck, Ryan.
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Yeah, they are nice looking fish, I agree. But they really are aggressive, and they seem to get worse with age.
There's plenty more fish in the sea! Haha
Best of luck, Ryan.
Haha thanks thats probably why they are selling them
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Yeah ive only really had bad experiences with them, no matter whats in the tank, and as said they get even more territorial/aggressive with age it seems.

There is a reason you dont see many tanks with full grown damsels.
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People forget those cute little clowns are damsels and can and will be just as mean ..
Plus the yellow tails are a little more mellow than say a domino ...
In a 55 there is enough room IMO and IME...I had a pair of ocellaris and yellowtails together in a 75 for years
Now keep in mind if you do put them in just about any other fish you want in the future will probably be harassed to death..Exceptions may be a royal gramma or hawkfish which i housed with mine just fine
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People forget those cute little clowns are damsels and can and will be just as mean ..
Plus the yellow tails are a little more mellow than say a domino ...
In a 55 there is enough room IMO and IME...I had a pair of ocellaris and yellowtails together in a 75 for years
Now keep in mind if you do put them in just about any other fish you want in the future will probably be harassed to death..Exceptions may be a royal gramma or hawkfish which i housed with mine just fine
Yeah I know they are in the damsel family that's why I am wondering if they will get along because 2 clowns that are not paired will usually face off. That's why I was asking to see others experience.
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