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Female clown fish acting strange

Discussion in 'Fish Health' started by 00nik00, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. 00nik00

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    Hi all , I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the correct place but I'd like some advice on a female clownfish.
    shes part of a pair Iv had for around 3 months and has been absolutely fine prior to yesterday when I noticed her hanging around under a rock with her mouth opening and closing faster than normal .
    When I switched the lights off last night she proceeded to the usual sleeping spot at the top of the tank with the male clown .
    today she isn't opening and closing her mouth as fast and looks normal but isn't eating , she's gone towards the food but not taken any that I can see .
    all other fish are acting normal , eating fine and no signs of damage or distress .
    tank parameters are all good but I did have my salinity creep up to 0.27 but I slowly corrected that ,I have a aqua one 275 with 50 litre sump
    any help would be greatly appreciated

    many thanks
    nick
     

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  2. Phil077

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    Looks Fine to me. Don't be to critical when observing fish.
    Just like us they have there off Days. Salinity looks ok, let it correct itself. thru water changes. Very best of luck :thumbup1:
     
  3. penzo

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    Looks okay to me.Big Thumbs Up
     
  4. Grannycarolann

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    Finger crossed she will be ok
     
  5. 00nik00

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    Thanks for the replies guys
    Iv seen her eat so that's a relief but still hanging out in the same spot occasionally swimming around but looks ok
     
  6. Grannycarolann

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    How is your clown going on now??
     
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    My misses is like a female clown fish at time but shush don't tell her :)
     
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  8. 00nik00

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    She's absolutely fine now thanks for the concern .
    I'm not sure if it was anything to do with mating as she swims into the palm of my hand and chews everytime I put my hand in the tank like she's warning me off
     
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    Hmmmmm
     
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