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Odd Clown Behavior
Posted By: Ed Averill <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, 15 October 1999, at 1:52 p.m.
I observed something interesting last night and was wondering if anyone could shed some light on it. As I sat in front of my loach tank, I noticed that all eight clowns were out & about chasing flake food (they're getting pretty brave, they even come up to the top for flakes - they ignore the shrimp pellets until later). I noticed my largest loach, "Boss Loach", had an entourage of about three partners - the next three largest clowns in the tank. They _looked_ as if they were chasing Boss around, something I haven't observed happening before (Boss is a pretty big loach compared to the rest). This went on for about, oh, ten minutes and culminated in Boss and Avis (he's the #2 loach in the tank) swimming stomach to stomach for a short while, then disappearing into the "Loach Cav