Fish suggestions for a 20 gallon that can stand up to a highly aggressive clownfish?

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Hey all!

Basically as it says on the title. I've got a 20 gallon nano with a 2 clownfish and "Alice" has already killed 2 molly millers and makes a solid attempt at killing my hand whenever I put it in. The tank has a couple of places + caves that could support another fish, but is there one that could stand up to/survive the bullying of an aggressive clownfish? Ideally something pretty low maintenance as I'm definitely not an "expert level" fish keeper yet.

I was looking at a midas blenny, pink streaked wrasse, or maybe a firefish or royal gramma, but I think these might all be bullied.
 

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Hey all!

Basically as it says on the title. I've got a 20 gallon nano with a 2 clownfish and "Alice" has already killed 2 molly millers and makes a solid attempt at killing my hand whenever I put it in. The tank has a couple of places + caves that could support another fish, but is there one that could stand up to/survive the bullying of an aggressive clownfish? Ideally something pretty low maintenance as I'm definitely not an "expert level" fish keeper yet.

I was looking at a midas blenny, pink streaked wrasse, or maybe a firefish or royal gramma, but I think these might all be bullied.
Orchid dottyback, six line wrasse, or a jewel damsel would be my thoughts!
 

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You may have luck with gobies that hang out at the sandbed and away from the clowns, but IME once the clowns decide they don’t like others it’s hard to find anything that will work long term.
 

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