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Old 01/21/2021, 09:23 AM   #1
Koddie Doo
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Mixing Clowns in a 90

how would you feel about adding 2 tomato clowns to a 90 that already has:

Captive-Bred Ocellaris Clownfish
Midas Blenny

Plenty of room to hide and 5 nems to choose from if the new one's host.

Bio load is good I know, but want them to be peaceful.


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Old 01/22/2021, 05:31 AM   #2
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I wouldn’t do it. Mixing Clowns may not succeed even in much larger tanks.


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Old 01/22/2021, 01:28 PM   #3
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Plus, tomatoes are one of the most aggressive clownfish out there. Don't do it.


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Old 01/23/2021, 06:11 AM   #4
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Yep, not a good idea at all.


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Old 01/23/2021, 09:44 AM   #5
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If your ocellaris are large, they might do in the tomatoes early on; otherwise the tomatoes will grow larger and take out the ocellaris. Tomatoes are just mean.

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Old 01/23/2021, 10:09 AM   #6
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Mixing Clowns
generally speaking, this is a bad idea. It rarely works as they mature.

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how would you feel about adding 2 tomato clowns
Tomato clowns make the idea even worse. They're very territorial...more so than most clowns. I think the only species that would be worse would be GSMs.

A lot of people struggle keeping more than two of the same type, long term. It's fine when they're juveniles, but not so when they reach adulthood. The tanks that are able to do it are long and allow visual separation.


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