Clownfish are savages

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Also have a clarkie pair in my tank, yes same tank 5' between occy and clarkie territories. she still beats the tar outta the potential him. The one thing that keeps each clown pair in check is the other pair of clowns tho. Each pair will claim their side of the tank disregarding all the other fishes territories but they certainly keep to their own sides.
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I've seen that before and at one point its sad for the damsel but circle of life, and yes clownfish are the savages of fish.
 
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Here are my big tough clowns. Lol
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I love these guys. Where did you get them? I will share a photo of mine tomorrow. I have two pairs. My older pair is around 8 years old. I have learned to not put angels in their tank. Yes their tank. 65 gallons for them. There is a mandarin pair and a purple firefish with them. They asked me to not rent out space to other fish. I respect their choice to privacy.
 

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So I removed a live rock from my display and didnt realize one of my damsel was hiding in there. He was out for a few minute and I put him back into the display. He was alive trying to catch his breath and then suddenly my 2 clowns dragged him into my bubbletip. RIP damsel. Couldn't react fast enough.
I recently added a nice fire fish to my 55 gal . Two days later he was missing. Thought he may have jumped but could not find. Maybe my 10 year true percula clown took it to my bubble tip and thus no fish found.
 
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So I removed a live rock from my display and didnt realize one of my damsel was hiding in there. He was out for a few minute and I put him back into the display. He was alive trying to catch his breath and then suddenly my 2 clowns dragged him into my bubbletip. RIP damsel. Couldn't react fast enough.
my clownfish is completely chill with everything in the tank except my blue devil damselfish...she hardly ever misses an opportunity to mess with Fiji Girl. But the damsel is too fast. Sounds like your clowns just seized their opportunity...wonder why clowns don’t like damsels? I went back through 2 months of pictures to find one of them close together in the frame, and it was at feeding time!
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my clownfish is completely chill with everything in the tank except my blue devil damselfish...she hardly ever misses an opportunity to mess with Fiji Girl. But the damsel is too fast. Sounds like your clowns just seized their opportunity...wonder why clowns don’t like damsels? I went back through 2 months of pictures to find one of them close together in the frame, and it was at feeding time!
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clowns don't like damsels because they are damsels themselves. just like you can't have multiple tangs or wrasses of the same kind.
 

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My clowns are downright evil.
So far they have killed -
My 4 year old mandarin.
2 firefish.
My royal gramma.
The only fish they don't seem to harras is my yellow clown goby, maybe due to the poisonous stress coat they have.
 
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