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Is it in that position all the time? Is it eating? Does it look healthy? Other fish that might be bullying it?

Sometimes clowns are shy like that and will hang out in a corner. As long as it has the strength to swim away from the suction and is eating I wouldn’t worry too much
 
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Is it in that position all the time? Is it eating? Does it look healthy? Other fish that might be bullying it?

Sometimes clowns are shy like that and will hang out in a corner. As long as it has the strength to swim away from the suction and is eating I wouldn’t worry too much
I just took the top off and it swam away pretty fast, and it usually eats. There is only one other fish in the tank and it’s another gladiator clownfish
 

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Sounds like you're moving a bit faster than recommended. I'd get the ammonia tested.

I highly recommend a Seachem Ammonia badge. Amazon for 7 or 8 bucks and they're good for a year. If your ammonia is high, fish tend to stay higher in the water.

While I do agree that clowns are weird, it's best to eliminate ammonia as a cause of the weirdness.
 
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Sounds like you're moving a bit faster than recommended. I'd get the ammonia tested.

I highly recommend a Seachem Ammonia badge. Amazon for 7 or 8 bucks and they're good for a year. If your ammonia is high, fish tend to stay higher in the water.

While I do agree that clowns are weird, it's best to eliminate ammonia as a cause of the weirdness.
He seems to only be doing this at night when the lights are dim, and. Seems to be doing a lot better today. I’m going to get my ammonia tested later today, and I’m new to the hobby, and I’m going as fast as my lfs recommend
 

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