Bubble blowing clown

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  1. BrandonLotz

    BrandonLotz

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    Hi there
    As the heading suggests. I have a tomato clown that is gulping air and then blowing bubbles. Can anyone justify this action. I will take a clip and post later.
    Thanks
     
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    i know what im about to say and a clown arent close but maybe the theory is the same, ive seen sharks do this a lot, especially after a feed and it supposedly helps with bouyancy, occasionally my raccoon butterfly does it as well
     
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    my previous foxface would do that alot ... no idea why...
     
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    Clowns do the weirdest things. Thats where they got the name
     
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    I had a foxface that used to do it a lot, no idea why, he was fit, fat and healthy too. Although it looked like he released the bubbles through his gills? Perhaps some form of cleaning? No idea.
     
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    Thanks guys
    Clearly its a mystery to all. He is very healthy, swims to one corner puts his mouth out the water and then swims across the tank and realeases a bubble back throigh his mouth.
     
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    My fox and regals do it. They fart it out though.. True story..
     
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