Corals and Clowns

Discussion in 'Coral' started by JOER0178, Feb 27, 2004.

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  1. JOER0178

    JOER0178 Peppermint Shrimp

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    To everyone who has clown fish. I wanted to know which clown fish do you have and which corals do they like to use as a host?



    Also a side note, does anyone know any good "beginner corals" that are placed on the substrate
     
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  3. Speedy

    Speedy Fire Shrimp

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    Garf has a nice article on that subject here's the link:

    http://www.garf.org/39/fish/pict.html

    Appearently, they suggest a toadstool leather which was no surprise to me as I had seen them there before.
     
  4. JOER0178

    JOER0178 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Thats a GREAT link David Thank you . You no with everyone talking about how hard anemones are to keep, and how people shouldn't buy them this would be a great link to add to the site
     
  5. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I remember seeing a Clown Fish : Anemone host chart somewhere here. Try a search.
    Clown fish will host in other corals such as frogspawn and some leathers. But often the coral does not like the clowns and can suffer because of them.

    As for a beginer coral. You may want to shart with Mushrooms, Colt Coral, or some Zooanthids

    J
     
  6. JOER0178

    JOER0178 Peppermint Shrimp

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    im sorry do you coice those corals as a beginner in general terms or regarding the coral placed on the substrate. Thank You
     
  7. JOER0178

    JOER0178 Peppermint Shrimp

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    Also the web site David put a link up for addresses the fact that corals dont like the clowns usually and says that the toadstool is best in this manner.
     
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  9. NUGIO

    NUGIO Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    I have a toadstool and a maroon clown. he never host w/ the toadstool then again theyve only been together two months
     
  10. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    [quote author=Jason McKenzie link=board=Coral;num=1077890740;start=0#3 date=02/27/04 at 08:52:06]I remember seeing a Clown Fish : Anemone host chart somewhere here.[/quote]

    It's pinned on the fish board.
    ;) :)
     
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    JOER0178 Peppermint Shrimp

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    I NOTICED IN THE PICTURES THAT THE CLOWNS USING THE TOADSTOOL AS A HOST WERE PERCULA CLOWNS.  MAYBE MAROONS DONT DO THE SAME NUGIO?????
     
  12. Land_Fish

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    Mine killed my hammer coral as it never recovered after they spawned onto it.
    And they killed one stock on the frogspawn coral I have.