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Old 11-24-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
 
clown fish eggs

if i were to put a male and female clown together in a 29 gallon tank what would be the possible chance of the female to lay eggs?
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Old 11-25-2009, 04:18 PM   #2
 
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if i were to put a male and female clown together in a 29 gallon tank what would be the possible chance of the female to lay eggs?
Virtually none as far as I remember. Though in theory it could be done.
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Old 11-26-2009, 01:08 AM   #3
 
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clowns can def. reproduce in the home aquarium, but survival in a display tank wont happen. to start you'll need a sexually mature pair of clowns and even then things will happen on their terms. if the clowns did lay eggs in the display, eventually they are eaten, sucked into a powerhead/skimmer, starve... so best method is a seperate tank.
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Old 11-26-2009, 04:49 PM   #4
 
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clowns can def. reproduce in the home aquarium, but survival in a display tank wont happen. to start you'll need a sexually mature pair of clowns and even then things will happen on their terms. if the clowns did lay eggs in the display, eventually they are eaten, sucked into a powerhead/skimmer, starve... so best method is a seperate tank.
why would i need a seperate tank? they would be the only fish in it
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Old 12-06-2009, 04:34 AM   #5
 
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: http://www.aquariumfishexperts.com/c...ish/clownfish/

If you're breeding, the ratio should be 1 male and 3 female. But you should prepare yourself for a standard community tank.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:26 PM   #6
 
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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
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Old 12-07-2009, 10:18 PM   #7
 
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Some of the information on here is incorrect, but rather then trying to explain a lot of it, here's a website of someone that has been doing it for years with clowns and bangaii cardinals.
| Breed My Fish
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