what to do with my clown

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  1. robertkukla

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    hi all i want to know what i can put in my tank to stop my clown hosting my bubble rock , my tank is to young for a anemone , or will the bubble rock be fine , im just concerned the bubble rock wont like the clown hosting it

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    You going to need a joker :lol:

    I have the same issue - decide how much you like the clown - you can't stop it as such you can just remove it.
     
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    that will not be a option , there must be somthing to distract the clown from the bubble rock
     
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    cover the bubble rock with the little glass box you made, then the clown can only host on top of a glass box :lol:
     
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    aaaaaaaaaa no zombie
     
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    LOL, with the 2 in the same tank as Vatso said, you can't do anything about it - you can't change a clowns mind for it. You have to separate the two of them...if you aren't going to do that then you have to put a barrier between them so that the clown cant get to it
     
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    The clowns hart gets what it wants & if it wants them bubbles you had it!!

    you would need to use some sort of box / cover to protect the coral but that can't be a long term solution.

    also even with an anemone the clown still might like the bubble
     
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    i will see if the bubble rock doesnt like it then decide what to do
     
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    Is the maroon diving into the coral or is it just skirting around it?
     
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    Does the Clown actually damage the coral?
     
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    Long term it could - if it rubs to much against the coral not ideal
     
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    it is just skirting around it
     
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    no infact the coral looks very happy
     
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    I think it will be fine. You can always go buy some hairy mushrooms and hope it will distract him. But at night he will still find his way back. I still think you don't need to worry.
     
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    my maroon hosts in my zoas...very annoying cause its starting to cause some damage.

    I dont think theres anything you can do besides get rid of the clown.
     
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    problem solved get a home for the bubble rock
     
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    How many litres is your tank, and how mature? Try moving the coral to the opposite side of the tank, if the clown does find it, then move the coral again at night to the far end, depends though how long your tank is.
     
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    ah the clown is in love :p
     
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