Why does my clown do this?

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  1. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

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    It hangs out in the bottom corner if the tank staring at the sand...is he/ she OK? Are they resting....preparing a nest? As soon as I approach the tank, it starts to move around the tank as usual....then head back down and invert itself again...
     

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    Honestly my clownfish does the same thing underneath my overflow box.....in the shadows.

    He's an ORA aqua cultured clownfish and is the smaller/submissive one. My bigger wild oscellaris clownfish swims around and behaves normally.

    I really dislike this behavior lol! He does come out to eat but....the rest of the time he does this.I wanted a fish....not a super submissive wimp.
     
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    Do you know if your clownfish was wild or aquacultured?
     
  5. Klems

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    Not sure, got them both from Neptune about a month apart from one another...
     

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