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Old 04-13-2020, 04:59 PM   #1
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How large would a clownfish have to be to pair with mine?

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I couldnít get a better one and gave up because I was definitely stressing the poor fella out.
I found WYSIWYG clowns online and I wanted to get one to pair with my clown who was a male until the female died about 3 months ago.
Do any of the black storm clowns here seem small enough?

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Iím assuming my clownfish turned into a female and Iíd need a smaller one

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The answer is 'maybe'. It can be hit or miss, but you want to aim towards a smaller fish to try to pair up.
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Your fish is beautiful and yes you would prefer to go with a smaller one but make sure to have an alternate home for the future mate as sometimes like humans they don't fit together be it aggression or dis approval
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Many times they need to end up as an only Clown when their mate dies. I hear so many stories relating that. Just Be prepared to move one of them if they aren't getting along.

An idea:
QT new Clown when you get ready to add new Clown to your DT, remove the original Clown to the QT let the new Clown get familiar with the tank for a couple days and then add back the original one but be there to be able to watch them that day for a few hours, keep the lights low. Watch again the next day just be on the look out for bullying behavior.
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