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Clown Coup d'état

Posted By: Martin Thoene <gkadar@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tuesday, 9 August 2005, at 3:35 p.m.

Seems there's been a power struggle going on in the Clown tank. This guy has been hanging out at the front of the tank, obviously cast out from the group hang-out. You can see that it's had a big beating. Pieces of fins missing, and the appearance of scratches on its side.

This morning, one of the slightly bigger ones was there with it and they were both breathing rapidly. The other had all the edges of it's stripes whitened out. Suddenly, they locked jaws for a short time and were bashing at one another. The bigger one was being pretty vicious, biting at the other. I got my camera, but that scared them, so I coul