Reef Central Online Community

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community Archives > Marine Fish Forums > Anemones & Clownfish

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01/03/2008, 01:41 PM
cpage3 cpage3 is offline
Registered Member
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Lancaster, New York
Posts: 287
Clownfish killing anemone

Hey all,

I recently (2 months ago) added an RBTA to my reef system and I think my clowns are killing it. A few weeks earlier I added a GBTA and it is thriving (the clowns arent killing it).

I have a pair of true percula clowns in there with them and the female is tearing the RBTA apart. It is digging into its mouth and pulling out white stuff and eating tentacles! Also, they host in it very roughly.

Does anybody know why this is happening?Can I expect this to continue to the point where the anemone dies? The anemone has been moving around trying to get away from the clowns for the past 2 months.

Please any insight into this situation would be much appreciated. What should I do?

Thank you,

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef Central Reef Central, LLC. Copyright 1999-2009