Clown Hosting tips

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Lee33, 19 Jul 2016.

  1. Lee33

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    Hi guys,

    After 2 months my clown still isnt hosting in my frogspawn or torch coral.
    Was wondering if theres any tried and tested methods to get it to host?
     
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    You dont really want it to host either of those corals. They have a very sharp skeleton and if/when the clowns get larger and more enthusiastic about hosting, they can damage the coral.
     
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    Not the best thing for your clowns to host corals.
     
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    I see. I understood it to be a mutually beneficial relationship between clown and coral. Or maybe that just applies to anemone?
     
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    Some corals might benefit' but its only really mutually beneficial when it's clownfish and anemone.
     
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    Best is clown and anemone. Some big hairy mushrooms some times. Or even a pincushion. But you do not really want clowns to host your LPS corals, and sometimes they do.
     
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    thanks for the pointers guys,
    will just have to wait till i get an anemone
     
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