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Report on clown introduction (long).

Posted By: Jonas <jonas.emanuelsson@ped.gu.se>
Date: Friday, 4 June 1999, at 11:32 a.m.

I have followed most of the advice given earlier on the board. I found three 4-7 cm fat, active and colourful clowns in the store, and couldn't resist buying them all (In Sweden about 8 US$ each). Perhaps too many clowns in a 40 l tank but I have a feeling that water quality and number of hiding places are more important than space, at least for temporary accommodation?

I was told that they have been kept in the store for about 6 months. The tank, at the time temporarily fish-empty, but since four months established tank I used as quarantine is densely planted with H. polysperma and Lilliopsis sp. and has a 3-cm gravel layer with a lot of snai