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  1. callie

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    Hi every one. Hope you can help. I got 1 maroon clown in my tank, i bought myself Monday a true clown(smaller than the maroon clown). But now the maroon clown chase that clown around in tank. I tried to catch the maroon clown without any success. The true clown have already got some bite marks on its fins. What can i do
     
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    You need to wait till lights out & the room is 100% dark - wait an hour & then switch the tank lights on the fish can't see & you should be able to catch the clown no problem
     
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    The maroon will kill the true clown. So tonight is the night, take either one out. If you do not have a temporary place to put it, try the sump.

    Try putting a small galss pane in the tank, blocking a part of. fish can not see the glass that is in the water. So you can corner it.

    Anyway, does not matter what you do, if you want to safe the true clown life, you have to do it as soon as possible. As in tonight.
     
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    Must i rather take the maroon clown out and for how long before i can put it back.
     
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    You can't have both in so decide which one goes & which stays
     
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    like in NEVER.
    Decide who you want to keep, as Vatso said, and the other must find another home.

    Maroon clowns are a lot more aggressive that True. And they will only live together in a really big tank, like in more than 1.5m long tanks.

    Hey, that is a way to justify a new tank... Wonder if Minister of Finance will fall for that one...:)
     
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    My tank is 1.5m x 400 x 700High
     
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