fighting clownfish!

krysash

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I have 2 established true perc clowns. I bought one about 2 yrs ago then a tiny 2nd one about a yr ago. They have been perfectly fine with eachother until this morning. They are being very aggressive with eachother... my larger one is biting the little ones fins and actually wont let go if she gets a good enough grip. The larger one is also shaking, and they have been locking jaws. I dont know what to do. They have been in the same tank for about a yr and this is very strange behavior for them. I don't want them to kill each other!
 

Claire Bear

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Sounds like they are not going to pair bond and are done cohabitating!

Or they could be establishing dominance. Then again, it may be time to find one a new home.
 
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Kat66

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If you can , rearrange the tank. I know this can be tough but sometimes it works wonders.
Good luck

Kat
 

ryanr

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Hi, welcome to Fishlore

I agree with Claire. Depending on their respective ages, it's possible that both are trying to become the top dog.

Unfortunately, you can't guarentee clownfish behaviour
 
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