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Hi guys,

Have you ever had a weird relationship going on in your tank? So I have two clownfish and these two were always together, they had been together for 1 year, but after I added a foxface Rabbitfish it seems like they don’t want to be together anymore. Instead one of them is always next to the Foxface, they swim together, eat together ...they even sleep next to each other. Isn’t it a little weird? I tried taking a pic, but everytime I get close the tank, the Foxface hides behind the rocks lol.
 
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My Sixline Wrasse likes to protect his buddy from the Queen Clown. My Midnight Clown (female) sometimes gets too aggressive with my Frostbite Clown (male). When the sixline sees this, he places himself in between and pushes the Midnight away. He will stay there constantly pushing back against her until he feel that things have calmed down enough. Then he goes about his day until he is needed again lol
 
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My Sixline Wrasse likes to protect his buddy from the Queen Clown. My Midnight Clown (female) sometimes gets too aggressive with my Frostbite Clown (male). When the sixline sees this, he places himself in between and pushes the Midnight away. He will stay there constantly pushing back against her until he feel that things have calmed down enough. Then he goes about his day until he is needed again lol
I've seen the "peacekeeper" role from other wrasses before, just never heard of it from a 6 line (as they are usually the ones causing problems).
 

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My tang and clownfish often sleep next to each other at night. During the day, all 5 of my fish (that are as different as can be) will swim around in a pack. I think when taken out of their natural habitat these fish will adapt and form bonds with other fish. It’s pretty amazing.
 
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My Sixline Wrasse likes to protect his buddy from the Queen Clown. My Midnight Clown (female) sometimes gets too aggressive with my Frostbite Clown (male). When the sixline sees this, he places himself in between and pushes the Midnight away. He will stay there constantly pushing back against her until he feel that things have calmed down enough. Then he goes about his day until he is needed again lol
That’s so cute and funny!
 
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My tang and clownfish often sleep next to each other at night. During the day, all 5 of my fish (that are as different as can be) will swim around in a pack. I think when taken out of their natural habitat these fish will adapt and form bonds with other fish. It’s pretty amazing.
I think you are right!! So amazing!
 

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Great stories! These are some pairings you don't expect to see. A six line playing mediator is just crazy!
 

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I had a couple of green spotted puffers. I added a few mollies, because I heard the babies would be good to support their predatory nature.
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Coral Beauty and Clowns. Not the 1st time, I had another pair and angel that acted the same.
I think the Angels are just waiting for eggs.
 
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