Help! Clowns laid eggs in my reef tank

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So I just noticed today what looks like small fish roe and realized that my clowns laid eggs. The “female” I’ve had the longest of all my fish probably 5-6yrs and the “male” is close second around 4yrs. This is the first time I’ve ever seen this/ noticed it in my tank before. I have no ambitions to start breeding clowns however, I do think it would be neat to try to have some of them succeed and pass on to other reefers in my area.
I need the 30,000 foot view on raising clowns from eggs and being successful. This needs to be a 101 type of instruction or a “how to raise clowns for dummies.” What do I need to do with the eggs? I realize I will need to move them at some point for them to be successful otherwise they will just become an appetizer for the other fish in my tank. What essential gear do I need to be successful? Thanks in advance.
Here are some pictures from today, not sure when they laid the eggs.
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Here you are, I have not done it personally but read about a few times when clowns laid eggs.
Give this a read
 

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they will lay them again in 2 weeks, so i wouldnt worry about this first batch of eggs as they start to get much larger batches later. Also most will eat the eggs the first go round, so dont be too surprised if/when it happens.
Rotifers and brine are annoying and raising the clownfish is going to cost more than selling them (if you can find enough buyers because clownfish are so readily available) Just being blunt about it, i thought about raising a batch too and might but only if i decide to make a harem tank for them
 

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it is really cool to see them laying eggs and you know they are happy and healthy if they are
 
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So I just noticed today what looks like small fish roe and realized that my clowns laid eggs. The “female” I’ve had the longest of all my fish probably 5-6yrs and the “male” is close second around 4yrs. This is the first time I’ve ever seen this/ noticed it in my tank before. I have no ambitions to start breeding clowns however, I do think it would be neat to try to have some of them succeed and pass on to other reefers in my area.
I need the 30,000 foot view on raising clowns from eggs and being successful. This needs to be a 101 type of instruction or a “how to raise clowns for dummies.” What do I need to do with the eggs? I realize I will need to move them at some point for them to be successful otherwise they will just become an appetizer for the other fish in my tank. What essential gear do I need to be successful? Thanks in advance.
Here are some pictures from today, not sure when they laid the eggs.
F819C445-1A60-45AE-B151-254B54C25539.jpeg
7BAAEBF7-85A8-46EC-A463-F037E6B7C34E.jpeg
6F741B73-0D5A-45CB-AE8D-A323CC25DEC3.jpeg DD3956B1-CB8A-43A9-A59E-D2F2D9948382.jpeg
congratulations on your new babies!
 

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