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How do I know if my clownfish are mating?

Asked: Jon Sleeman, Last Updated:

Observe the behavior of the tank mates. Ordinarily, the female of the mated pair will assert dominance and attack the male, nipping at his fins. This is a sign of sexual maturity. If the male submits to the female, both become ready to breed, although no acts of breeding may be witnessed.

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    All fish roe are very nutritious. Fish eggs have a common benefit with fish oil supplements – that's their high component of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats. Better than supplements, fish eggs are natural sources, hence, there is less risk of oxidizing during processing.

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    Phylum:Chordata

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