11-19-2009, 06:47 PM
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Definitely not clown eggs. Most likely a sponge. Chances are, with your stocklist, you will never see your clowns lay eggs. Regardless, there is very little chance you will ever raise any Clownfish fry without serious research and preparation. Even if you were to rescue any of the fry from the display before they were swept away by the current, and moved them into a grow out tank, you will need a steady supply of LIVE rotifers to feed them (live rotifers are the only thing clownfish fry will feed on during the first few weeks). You will also need a steady supply of phytoplankton to keep the rotifers alive. There are simple DIY rotifer/phyto systems that you can make yourself, but these also need daily attention.
But, Clownfish eggs are about the size of the head of a pin, they are orange, and they are spread across an area of rock that the female will have spent the days prior cleaning off (right down to bare rock). Once laid, the female will remain close by to protect the eggs. The male will remain with the eggs, frequently fanning the clutch with his pectoral fins.