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Old 09/28/2009, 06:14 PM   #1
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Clown sucking on anemone - Oh my Goodness?

Weirdest thing. My oscellaris clowns just started hosting my GBTA, but the large female is sucking on the tips of the tentacles, then spitting them out seconds later. It is freaking the anemone out, so it isn't extending all the way. I have never heard of this phenomenon. Has anyone else? Is this a normal settling in kind of thing? Thanks for any input.


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Old 09/28/2009, 06:53 PM   #2
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mines do that sometimes. it is normal. it is funny to watch


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Old 09/28/2009, 06:57 PM   #3
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My Maroons do the same from time to time, no need to worry for the moment. If the BTA continues to appear stressed, you may need to take action, but I reckon it should be fine.


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Old 09/28/2009, 06:58 PM   #4
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cool, thanks guys. very funny, just never heard of that before!


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Old 09/28/2009, 09:13 PM   #5
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clowns are picky they like their home clean ... lol that includes puny tentacles.


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