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difference in mouths?


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    demonclownfish - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    ok so i have seen this quite a few times now. in banggai and clownfish where some seem to have huge boxy jaws that stick out and other have small nice rounded mouths. both appear to be healthy and as they should be but i just was wondering y this is? i have noticed the CB clowns normally have normal jaws except a couple times while wild ones are boxy. and its 50/50 whether or not the baby banggai i see have a small mouth or the big boxy mouths. can anyone explain this to me? ill get some pics next time im at the fish store if u dont know what im talkin about though

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    I would guess its just a genetics type situation, just depends on the traits of parents and which ones happen to be dominant or recessive.
    It takes a long long time to build a coral reef. Step by step the reefs survive on partnerships. And the most important partners are you and I.

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    some need braces. . . others don't?

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    Oh good lord dude, everyone knows that the big boxy mouthed ones are Female and the nice little normal mouthed ones are Male. Wait a minute did I really just say that? Sorry bout that ladies I couldn't resist.

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    lol, it is prob true rick

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