Keeping a Nenie hosting my 2 sebae clowns

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  1. Sammy

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    Hi Guys I have a TL-550 boyu 130L tank, and have 2 clowns and want to get a nennie to host them ??? what is the best !!!!
     
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    What lights you got ?
     
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    standard TL-550 nano lights ???? want to upgrade ???

    Please tell me what to do ....
     
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    Going need to upgrade before putting in a nemmie.

    Put in a coral, tank-bred clowns will host in almost anything
     
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    thanks guys for all the pics, but please tell me where do i start ??? what nennie and how much light ?? is my lighting from my TL-550 enough ???
     
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    Your light is not enough, you need BIG lights for nemmies
     
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    i figured that, thanks guys ...
     
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    Hi Sammy I see you are really adamant in getting a nennie, but please they are living creatures are are not the easiest things too keep, and can be a real pest in a tank that they are not happy with. I had one for 4 months and then 1 day he decided he was not happy and started moving. After destroying my rock work and getting covered 2 days later he fell in love with the one and only seio pump in my tank and that was the end of him.:(
    One more thing the one I got was quite small at the LFS and after a couple of weeks he got as bit as a dinner plate.
     
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    yeah i figured that !!! just looking for the the best advice :)
     
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    ok, makes loads of sense, without decent lights try to host clowns with softies thanks for the link, quite nice to know that clowns can be hosted in softies :)
     
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    I have two bubble-tip nennies in my Boyu 550, standard lighting, and they're doing very well indeed. Feed them a bit (calamari) to make up for the non-ideal lighting. As mentioned, powerheads are the biggest problem. Make sure you cover it properly, perhaps with a stocking.

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    have you not learnt yet that clowns kill corals??? or was that actually you?? :)

    Sammy, please also think about pumps and the likes before you go nennie route, read lots before you get him. I have one and as incredible as the fella is, i have sleepless nights worrying about him....especilly moving into pumps and souping himself. And i have 800l for him to wonder in before he touches a pump....

    research fella:)
     
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