New Clownfish

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by lloyd, 16 Nov 2013.

  1. lloyd

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    Earlier today I picked up my two true percula clown fish , they calmed down very quickly while adjusting to my tank in their plastic bag . I poured them in and they adjusted very quickly , but my big worry is why they only swim against the front of the glass the whole time , they haven't swam around any of the caves or rock and was wondering if they're ever going to ?

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    Lloyd
     
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  3. Fraser W

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    clown fiah host in specific corals if they cant find these corals they chppse something else be it a powerhead heater live rock pot they need somewhere where they feel safe and they don't stray to far from there chosen spot. so they will not explore the tank as you are hoping they will
     
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    Once they used to their new environment they will explore a bit more.
     
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    Have you got a pic or two of them, love the percs.
     
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    How did you acclimatised them? Did you just float the bag that you got them in and then released them?

    And on your question, most fish when first introduced will stay in a corner or against the glass for a while until they get more used to their new environment. give it a day or two and you'll see them moving around more.
     
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