Could I keep Perculas with Clarki or Tomatoe

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  1. martinhal

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    Hi All,

    This may be a stupid question

    Could I get an African Clownfish / Clarki or a Tomatoe with my 3 Percula clowns or will this end in tears ?
     
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    I'm with Mike on this one. Big tears...
     
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    Like the chap on the bike .....
     
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    clarkiis will beat the snot out of perculas, happened in my tank, sold perculas
     
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    Clarkii and Percula does not like each other at all:
     
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    never been a guy too like mixing different species of clowns in the same system unless it is rather large and can accomodate enough anemones to help establish a territory to try keep the various pairs etc apart, even so there is bound to be a bit of conflict... being someone who loves clarkii clowns i unfortunatley dont keep them anymore due to their agressive and fast growing nature... not in my current system anyway.. but i will try one again when i go bigger..
     
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    Ok thanks guys , its one or the other. Percs it is then .
     
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    "Perc are much more aggressive (They fight for their territory), hence me taking it out of my system. It used to bite Alida's hand and physically "broke"skin
     

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