just a quick question im curious about. i had two ocellaris clowns who became an obvious pair, swam together, they had a little cave they seemed to protect together, they would twitch at each other etc.the male was also very protective and would nip at my hand when i went to clean the tank.
then during an unfortunate jumping accident, the female was left without her mate she looked lost, seemingy quite panicked like she was looking for him! so i got her a new mate, clearly smaller to make sure he remained male. and maybe 6 months later they get on...ok.
they sometimes swim together but dont seem reet bothered if they are apart. no twitching, sharing of a special spot in the tank! and he's not at all protective. so im wondering, do all clowns pair or could these two just want to stay "friends"!
thanks for any info!