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Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,187
Posted By lesleybird
110 gallons is not really big enough to put in...

110 gallons is not really big enough to put in another angelfish because of the small territory and the bioload issue in a reef tank trying to keep nitrates down with lots of waste producing fish. I...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By lesleybird
Where can I get a healthy Regal?

Hi, Does anyone know where on line one can purchase a healthy Red Sea Regal angelfish? Where have you gotten ones that were healthy and eating over a longer period of time? Maybe if I could get one...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/05/2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By lesleybird
Because of the high bioload of your fish list I...

Because of the high bioload of your fish list I would go with the 180 or 220. The equiptment for the larger size tank is not much more that for a 125 but you will not need to upgrade at a later date...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/31/2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Since you like tangs you could put a couple of...

Since you like tangs you could put a couple of tangs with one of the medium angelfish......you can tell that I am an angelfish lover. Looks like Cowboy is a tang guy. The full grown Hypo blue tangs...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/31/2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Sorry.... missed your question about filtration. ...

Sorry.... missed your question about filtration. I have two overflows in the corners of the 190. I use the extra large bioballs in the overflows about half way up to help with the crashing sound of...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/31/2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Hi, Someone asked about ich and the angelfish. ...

Hi, Someone asked about ich and the angelfish. The large angels I have found have been able to survive ich. I have had ich in both my old 90 and my 190 tank before and never lost a Majestic to...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/30/2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Hi, Any angelfish that did not grow more than 10...

Hi, Any angelfish that did not grow more than 10 to 13 inches would not outgrow your tank. The ones that get to 16 or 18 inches or so would. My Majestic is a relatively hardy fish as is the...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 12/29/2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By lesleybird
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/29/2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Says in my angelfish book that the map angelfish...

Says in my angelfish book that the map angelfish gets to 19.5 inches. Not good for a 180 gallon. Forgot to mention that I also have a Potter's angelfish (pygmy) and a royal gramma in my tank. ...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/29/2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
Yes, an Emporer angel gets to 18 inches which in...

Yes, an Emporer angel gets to 18 inches which in my book, and most reasonable people's is too big for a 180 when full grown. Other angelfish that stay at 10 inches include the Goldflake, and the...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/29/2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By lesleybird
I will share with you how I stocked my 190 gallon...

I will share with you how I stocked my 190 gallon 6 foot by 2 foot by 26 inch tall (custom height as I need to be able to touch bottom but wanted taller than standard 180). I have a lot of live rock...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/28/2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By lesleybird
Hi, I have had the 190 up for about 5 months. ...

Hi, I have had the 190 up for about 5 months. Lesley
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/27/2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By lesleybird
I recommend the book "Angelfish and Butterflies" ...

I recommend the book "Angelfish and Butterflies" by Scott W. Michael. Got mine used from Amazon.com under books section.
I love large angels and have a Majestic and a Scribbled in my 190 gallon. I...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/27/2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By lesleybird
For a 125 the majestic is best because it only...

For a 125 the majestic is best because it only grows to 10 or 12 inches. The emporer gets too big at 18 inches. You also could do a Scribbled angel or a Goldflake angel a Chrisus angel in there (only...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/27/2007, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By lesleybird
The majestic is not a fast swimmer like a tang or...

The majestic is not a fast swimmer like a tang or something....I have had a couple of them and a 125 gallon is fine for them. Lesley
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/27/2007, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By lesleybird
It usually isn't luck, it is reading up enough...

It usually isn't luck, it is reading up enough until you get it right. Get a couple of good books on saltwater fish tanks and find out what went wrong so it will be better this time. Lesley
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/23/2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,186
Posted By lesleybird
Damm......Think we need to try to breed these to...

Damm......Think we need to try to breed these to make a small fortune!
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/23/2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By lesleybird
Hi, I do not know where you get your...

Hi, I do not know where you get your information. If your only experience is with a UV that takes a $15 dollar bulb then I would not listen to you. My UV is a high powered 55 watt bulb that costs...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/22/2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By lesleybird
Then how about a Personifier angel or most likely...

Then how about a Personifier angel or most likely the smaller Chaetodontoplus meredithi version? They are of a smaller 10 to12 inch group like the other two angels I have. I think this combo may work...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/22/2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By lesleybird
From what I have read the Regal angelfish often...

From what I have read the Regal angelfish often are very delicate and often have poor survivability records. I have had two Majestics and as long as you get one that is eating from the start they...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/22/2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By lesleybird
Can I put a Blueface angel in here?

Hi, Want some opinions.....I have a 6 foot 190 gallon tank with a 4 and a half inch Majestic angel and a 3 and a half inch Scribbled angel. I want one more large angel if possible. Would a 5 and a...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/21/2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By lesleybird
Hi, What are the measurements in your 150 gallon...

Hi, What are the measurements in your 150 gallon tall? I would think you could put a smaller large angel like a majestic that only gets to 10 inches or so in there. Angelfish are not the fast...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/19/2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 497
Posted By lesleybird
I like your list. Lesley

I like your list. Lesley
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/19/2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By lesleybird
Just because the fish is not aggressive with...

Just because the fish is not aggressive with other types of fish means nothing. Large angelfish are not normally aggressive toward any other fish besides other large angels, usually not even toward...
Forum: Tank of the Month 12/19/2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,020
Posted By lesleybird
Wow! You should contact one of the saltwater...

Wow! You should contact one of the saltwater fish magazines as I am sure they would publish pictures and a story about you and your beautiful tank! I thought a lot of those fish eat corals? or do...
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