mixing Clowns

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  1. Roy

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    Hi Guys

    i have two African clowns in my 110l Boyu - its been running for 7 months

    Can i mix other clowns with them? if so, in pairs?

    thanks
     
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  3. Neil H

    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi Roy,

    The short answer IMHO would be No ..... I think they are part of the Damsel family and in general are highly agressive you would be asking for trouble....

    Cheers

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    agreed with neil here rory, i had african clowns and tomato's in the same tank....lots of scuffels
     
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    remember that clowns may pair , but have the need to protect the item that they choose to host in, even if it is only an area. they are not only agressive , but also frantic trying to prevent squatters in their area!
     
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    No, don't add more clowns. There will be a blood bath in such a small tank :(
     
  7. dv8

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    i mix clowns in my tank, but its bigger so they have enough space for teratory, also some clowns more agro than others, i find tomato's quite ruf, aswell as maroon
     
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    Maroons are evil to the core... They kill there own.
     
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    Stay away from Maroon Clown

    My Maroon Clown is so evil that he actually attacks me when I put my hands into the tank. Ever felt the bite of a clown - I have LOL

    IMHO stay away from maroon's. Beautiful creatures but the collateral damage is HUGE. That said I'm about to trade mine in after 5 years so that I can expand to a broader more peaceful collection. I'm thinking Skunk Clowns.. and Common Clowns..
     
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    i find my scunks o k, a bit teratorial, they realy want nothing near there anemone.... ever. but they don't go looking for trouble. they actualy keep my maroon at bay. guess they gang up on him, or they where there first. whatever the reason, i think scunks are gr8, and also good looking
     
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