1 tank, 1 big anemone and a few clowns

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  1. JsPLAYn

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    has anyone attempted to keep a few clowns in a tank with one big anemone,similar setup like 2 oceans but on a smaller scale????:whistling:
     
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    Dude I thought you packing up?
     
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    have i ever stuck 2 my word:lol:..... im not saying i wont and im also not saying i will, but surely i am interested to learn from some1 who has attempted this... would surely make an awesome tank:thumbup: also it was the initial plan for my kids room,but like i always do, i went overboard:blush:
     
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    here we go
     
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    almost but not yet,its only in research stages and also dependant on the sale of my equip,i mean cummon, why would i put an empty tank in garage with equip, surely it has to be used:biggrin:
     
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    What may i ask was wrong with the set up you had?
     
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    nothing actually, i have a few months b4 i move and wen i do im gna start on my monster tank,so experimenting with diferent types of setups keeps me nicely occupied, and do note that no fish or corals are ever harmed during the experimentaton processes

    So back to the question above, Any1 try it before????
     
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    if you search back you will see there was a stunning system run with an anemone with a beautiful pair of clowns , but to answer your question it has been done, when i get a gap i will try see if i can find the thread....
     
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    thanks ,will apreciate it, but besides a pair, will it be advisable to go with about 6 clowns maybe? and a decent size anemone for them all to host? ive seen it quite a few times in our local lfs's, those biggish tan anemone with about 10 clowns hosting it
     
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    Can be done :)
     
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    ive been thinking of a similar thing lately.
    Been contemplating downgrading to a smaller system with my BTA an clowns being the main thing in it..
     
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    now that i luuuurrrrrv 2 hear:biggrin:
     
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    i wonder why many havent tried it, besides the fact that it restricts your purchases(just what i need):lol:.... it should look pretty cool
     
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    so the next question is

    my tank 600x320x420.with 4x 24watt t5 ho ati's... half arag and half flat lr on bottom,small pump for flow???

    sufficient???

    i doubt nemmie would even climb sides coz lights are pretty intense,so im hopping it stays on base and opens leka wide to host about 6-8 clowns
     
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    I have 2 Clarkki clowns that are in a large Red Base long tentacle anemone that is easily a minimum 50cm in size. Its been in tank for 7 years now along with a Zebra Moray Eel , yellow belly damsel and Royal gramma and some corals.
    At first i had 4 Clarkki Clowns in there but i noticed the anemone was looking stressed and over time one pair was fighting the other so i sold 2 Clowns and everything is stable now.
    With other Clown species though it could be done in a confined space.
    This is just my experience with the Clarkki Clowns and an Anemone.
     
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    that explain all of this :lol:...clarki clowns are generally skollie clowns and they abuse there hosts, best suited are the common clowns
     
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    would need to be a huge nennie to host 6-8 clowns hey.
    Would the clowns not all go ape on eachother? or is the key to have even numbers?
    yup the restrictions on addititions can be a huge benefit;)
     
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    from what i saw @ the local lfs's, they seem to all host perfectly together,besides common clowns are very civilised

    just what i need:biggrin:
     
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