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  1. #1

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    I picked up this great acan today, but as soon as I got it in the tank, my male clown was all over it. He was bumping it with his belly and pressing his mouth into it (basically hosting bahavior). Once the lights went off, he left it alone, so hopefully he was just scoping it out. If he is doing it again tomorrow, I guess I am going to have to move the coral. It just sucks because I made a great spot for it (good flow and lighting), and now I might have to put it somewhere less desirable.

    Here it is before I moved it into the "showpiece" spot.
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    Oh that is beautiful!!!!!!!! Maybe he was just checking it out since it was new. I hope you do not have to move it!
    Gayle

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    Oh well, 20 minutes after I posted, both clowns were doing the dance of love all over it. So I guess the acan is going to live in the corner. I moved it there, and the clowns didn't follow. The clowns tend to stay in the middle because they lay their eggs there. Now what am I going to put in that spot I made????
    Last edited by coachfraley; 05-27-2009 at 05:25 AM.
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    Oh man that stinks!! LOL IDK what to put there, guess you are gonna have to go shopping!!!!
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    That sucks, but awesome looking coral. Maybe try a duncan in the spot

    I've been watching our clowns lately, although they spend most of the day in their nem, on occasion I see the female make a few passes in the frogspawn. If she starts to do it too much I'll have to relocate that

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    Whatever I put there would have to be able to take a beating. Do you think a duncan would be able to handle it?

    I would love to put a brain there, but I think it would get beaten up by the clowns.

    If the brain and the duncan are out. I will probably make a zoa island, and put something interesting like the tubbs blues on it.
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    A Duncan is an LPS too so its just going to get beat up and an open brain will get destroyed. They only thing they won't beat up would be softies or a leather. A leather would be good there

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    Do your clownfish have their own anemone?

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    No, I don't have an anemone in my tank.
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    maybe giving them a home would cause this behavior to stop since they would have the one they are built for.


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