Clownfish and Damsel

Coradee

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I found clowns very friendly & full of character, damsels tend to do their own thing & are only interested in you if you have food in my experience
 

Claire Bear

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Hello and welcome!

Agree with Coradee.

Damsels and clowns are in the same family. I had a Blue Devil and a four stripe that I returned to the LFS. I still have two clowns. The thing is, if you are getting a huge tank, they may stay in one small area and not move to the front. Imo, smaller tanks are best for interactivity!
 

ryanr

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All fish have their own personalities.

By clownfish, I assume you're referring to ocellaris or percula? (Nemo) I've never kept damsels, but I do have a percula in my tank, and I can sit there all day watching him play in the anemone. I wouldn't say he has a huge personality, but he's definitely intriguing to watch.

For personality, fish like the lawnmower blenny and flame hawk have heaps of personality. Very inquisitive little fish!
 

krazyone2006

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Use caution with the damsels I had a all blue and two blue with yellow tail that I had to take out of my 75g the little buggers killed everything I put in the tank very territorial.
 

Teishokue

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FYI, clownfish are damsels.

Damsels, as they age, will keep a territory to themselves. Farming damsels will attack almost anything that gets close to their algae.

My old maroon bit me pretty hard and made me bleed.
 
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