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  1. #1

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    Ok. Today my clownfish Julio bit me. Twice.

    I've had my hands in the tank quite a bit the last few days, doing various things, and today he was not having it at all.

    Every time I put my hand in, he would swim right up and start charging me. I was literally having a showdown with a CLOWNFISH. Process that.

    Twice he darted right up and bit me. The first time it bled. The second time, I had just put my hand in the tank, and he literally jumped out of the water and bit a part of my hand that wasn't even in the tank.

    Any ideas why he's doing this?
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    Your in his territory, thats his kingdom, you answer to him
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish View Post
    Your in his territory, thats his kingdom, you answer to him
    +1 one to that

    Just like people, fish can have their own personality which is different from the vast majority. Looks like you got a clown that is very territorial and a little bit grumpy
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    We need a video of the vicious clown biting you....
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    It just struck me as strange because he never did anything like that before. But I guess fish can change, just like people. I'll just have to wear gloves, then.
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    at least it's only a small clown. I deal with biting arowanas. :)
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