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saltcreep1025 08-16-2013 11:08 PM

Do 'nem's like it rough?
 
A couple days ago i got a LTA and clarkii clownfish. Both are pretty small, but the clown looks like he beats on the 'nem like a redheaded stepchild. Is this normal? Are nems masochists?

bill302 08-17-2013 12:12 AM

My clarkii clownfish with long tentacle anemone - YouTube

clarkii is hosting the anemone.....

saltcreep1025 08-17-2013 12:57 AM

Ok that's cool but you really didn't answer any of my questions.

Bige 08-17-2013 12:59 AM

Yes, they like it rough. My clown beats my bta up everyday. To the point it's the size of a dollar coin. It's at least 7 years of this.

saltcreep1025 08-17-2013 01:15 AM

wow you have a 7 year old nem that shrinks that small?

Mebbid 08-17-2013 02:55 AM

I don't think the nems like it. From what I understand a clownfish hosting an unestablished nem that is too small can potentially kill it. Other issues can arise such as the nem splitting from being stressed out by the clown.


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