12-07-2009, 06:26 PM
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Originally Posted by izzasy
The reason why you need a separate tank is because your male clownfish might eat the eggs. Although in theory, the female fish will protect, the male may tend and may become aggressive just to get what he wants. Be very observant, once your female lays the eggs, separate the male immediately. You can get more breeding information here: Clownfish
If you're breeding, the ratio should be 1 male and 3 female. But you should prepare yourself for a standard community tank.
or i could just get the eggs and get rid of the male clown fish.... that way i dont have to spend the extra unnecessary 500 dollars