Nipped fins

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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Do nipped fins from dominance struggles repair themselves, or does the fish just live with it? My clowns are sexing themselves, and the one that I'm sure will be the male is starting to have slightly ragged looking dorsal fins. Man, they're agressive li'l buggers right now!
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Yeah,the fins will heal.It'll just take some time.
     
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    Sure,they will grow back in time.Wait til they really get even more establish and you add another fish.Damn little pirahnas!
     
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    oh yeah they heal. it doesnt take an incredibly long time either. our sohal used to thoroughly abuse our vlamingi and our angel and both are great now that the little jerk is gone.
     
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    Teixeira29 Live Rock Fish only

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    Yes the fins will grow back slowly but they should be alright. I had a clown that lasted 4 yrs somtimes they get a little crazy!!Good Luck
     
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