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post #1 of 10 Old 04-14-2007, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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anenome and clown

i just got a green bubble tip anenome, is it a bad thing that after a week my maroon clown still hasnt hosted it or is this normal. could the fact that he is tank raised be an issue with this.
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post #2 of 10 Old 04-14-2007, 04:21 PM
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A week isn't very long...and they don't always adopt an anemone...so give it time...as long as they're both healthy, that's half the battle...

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post #3 of 10 Old 04-14-2007, 05:17 PM
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just because you have a clownfish doesn't mean that he will host in an anemone. Especially a tank raised one. they have never seen an anemone and therefore doesn't know what its for. in the wild they are raised to know what it is. you take a 50/50 chance. but it could be a while before he does, if he does.
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post #4 of 10 Old 04-17-2007, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
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he just started hosting it today and it is prolly the coolest thing i have seen in a while
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post #5 of 10 Old 04-17-2007, 02:10 AM
It normally takes 2 weeks maybe 3 but I see your clownfish did finally accept it.
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post #6 of 10 Old 04-17-2007, 06:30 AM
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well you got lucky then, most tank bred clowns do not accept anemones.
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post #7 of 10 Old 04-17-2007, 08:16 PM
clowns with other then bubble tip anenomes

hi will a clown go to any anemones or just to bubble tip ???
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post #8 of 10 Old 04-17-2007, 08:49 PM
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i think it depends on each clown. we had 2 ocellaris that hosted in a atlantic amenone. Our maroons hosted in a bubble tip, but wont go near the sebae anemone we have.
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post #9 of 10 Old 04-18-2007, 07:54 AM
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they like carpet anenomies also.
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post #10 of 10 Old 04-28-2007, 09:30 PM
i just got a bubble tip green and my black false clown went too it in less then 24 hrs know he just sits on it going back and forth its awesome that is a great site hope i can put another in therre and have 2 sets but i got lucky withtt this one
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