Had to go to the hospital because of a clown fish, how embarrassing.

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  1. reeferfoxx

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    Nothing like dog treats. Just a little extra food before and after maintenance needs.
     

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    My clowns are ********, as well. One of the would jump out of the water to bite my hands, and on several occasions would jump out of the tank to try and bite me as I was near the tank...
    Beautiful, but nasty, little fish...
     
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    Look deeply into my eyes - trust me . . .
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    That whyI call then the arseholes of the ocean.
     
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    He is cute! But he is kinda scowling...
    Nice looking clown.
     
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    My brother had a vicious oscellaris clown. I still have a scar on my hand from it. A fish like that makes getting your hands in the tank an unpleasant experience. He got rid of it. I do not care if such a fish is trying to defend itself. Such a fish has to go!

    His new clownfish bonds with the owner and will swim in your hand.
     
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    LOL!
     
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    You SEE, EYE could never enVISION my clowns doing that. If they did, they would surely get eye lashing from me. My tank is a cornea-copia of fish and usually by blenny is the most aggressive towards me. You can't turn away from him let alone BLINK. What kind of tank do you have? I heard cleaning acrylic is more work than glass-es. Where were you cleaning? Up high? Oh, you said clown low.

    You should have ask your friend to LENS their hands next time.

    Oh man, this websight has crazy stories
     
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    lol
     
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    What kind of clown?
     
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    Wow! Posts like this make you think twice about that "cute little spunky fish that thinks it can scare me".
    Hope you heal quickly!
    I would name that clown "It" or "Pennywise".
    Maybe he is amped up about the new Stephen King remake that is about to be released.

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    Never had a problem with clowns but currently I have two yellow tail damsels that attack my arms every time. Scared the crap out of me the first time they attacked. Felt like a small electrical shock. My black percula clowns have been hand fed since I got them.
     
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    Lol! Of course I put her back! I couldn't believe it had just happened so it took me a second lol. She still gets me, everytime.
     
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    Ouch!! That's insane! I can't imagine that would ever happen twice! I've had 2 clowns for 7 years and they have never shown aggression towards me or even come to the top of the tank, they hide in their rock, barely leave that area at all. The only time they chase another fish is if that fish goes into their space, but for some reason, my Banggai Cardinal is allowed to hang out there, they totally ignore him.

    I always wear gloves when working in the tank, but I've had my hand right on their rock, wiping hair algae off and they just hide from me.
    Hope you're seeing better soon!
     
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    I have a black ocellaris that constantly goes after me if get near HIS rtba
     

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