Yellow Watchmen goby

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    I just got a yellow watchmen goby my royal gramma and clown fish keep chasing him his fins are fine so the not nipping but he keeps trying to jump what should i do !:bounce:
     
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    . I would try to cover the top edges of the tank a few inches in till things settle down. They will chase him out of the tank. Same thing happened to me. My little bastard clown goes after anything smaller than him ( small fish syndrome) lol
     
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    Unfortunately the clownfish will probably continue to chase him until one of them is removed or killed.
     
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    The clown commed down toady but the dumb ass royal gramma is getting worse still not damaging him at all but scaring the shit out of him!!!
     
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    that gramma will kill the watchman. My watchman is very chill and shy. He's a very peaceful fish and you shouldn't have put in him in the tank with your bastard fish (gramma).
     
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    My watchman goby is a jumper also. He jumped into my overflow, went down to the sump, bypassed the skimmer, jumped over the baffle into the fuge, some how went thru the 3 baffles to end up in the pump section. Good thing I left the sponge filter on the pump. Not sure how long he was there, noticed him when I took the sponge off the pump to clean it. He always hides under the rocks. Seen him only a few times, he'll make an appearance for about 3 days, then goes back under the rock for months. Cute little guy tho...
     
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    My clownfish had been hunting down my cherub angel. I re-aquascaped the left side of my tank and that seems to have calmed my clowns down. That and he's swimming with my gramma, so she prob. offers some protection.
     
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    The goby disapered but theres no body and he didin't jump out i think i may of seen him in a burrow made by my diamond goby about 5-6 months ago
     
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    does your watchman have a companion pistol shrimp? Mine got a whole lot braver when I introduced the pistol shrimp... now he's out every day protect their burrow.
     
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    No i don't but there's still no sine of the goby
     
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    i just caught this bastard purple chromis fish that freakin killed 3 of my fish chased them out the tank. that bastard gramma fish is another one i hate. i hate mean fish but its their nature lol. i tried stabbing him while he sleeps thats how much i hated that purple fish an i dont kill things i dont even kill bugs man :frustrat::frustrat::frustrat::frustrat::frustrat:... there isnt much u can do the clown will mayb chill out but the gramma will continue on.
     
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    the clown did come down but watchmen gone:death:
     
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    Sorry about your goby :( Two of mine have met the same fate - disapearance. I finally realized that maybe I should not keep gobies any more.
     
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    Yeah that happens to small gobys i have had a yellow clown goby that is been fine for about a year:bounce:
     
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    I have know idea how this happened but he was sitting of the gravel this morning he is alive and fine!!!!!:Cheers:
     
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    nice, hows the gramma doin him? u should try an remove the gramma, took me some time but i got rid of mine.,
     
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    hasn't really bothered him but goby's still scared
     
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    I will not see my Goby for a month, than he'll come out and socialize for a few days, than go back into hiding. I've had him over a year. He has always done this. None of the other fish bother him when he's out, I think he just likes to be hidden.
     
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    oh hopefully mine dosn't do that :shock:
     
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