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Old 01/10/2008, 09:16 PM
auntynatal auntynatal is offline
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Time for a new fish. Ideas please

I think I'm about ready for my fourth fish but I have little clue as to what I want. I have one clown fish, a flame angel and a pyjama fish. Any ideas?
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Old 01/10/2008, 09:31 PM
Pmolan Pmolan is offline
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Get this little guy.
Old 01/10/2008, 09:41 PM
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my $.02 - Gramma loreto or royal gramma
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I had great success with mine. Very colorful - staked out a "cave" in the live rock and hung out there - almost always visible. Would come out on occasion, esp. feeding time, and to defend its cave - rushing out, mouth open, etc. but only threat behavior. No one else paid any attention. Would sleep by hanging upside down in the cave. Great looking fish, and hardy.
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Old 01/10/2008, 09:57 PM
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Ya I have to 2nd that I think Gramma are neat fish, and are very Inexpensive. If you have some rock work they will find a nice cave or hole to make there home.
And I thought buying an puppy would be too expensive!

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Old 01/10/2008, 09:58 PM
adtravels adtravels is offline
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second clownfish, much better in pairs IME
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:02 PM
Mavrk Mavrk is offline
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A second clown is very cool. Instead of the royal gramma, if you can get your hands on a Brazilian Gramma, I think they look better. But both are good fish.
Old 01/10/2008, 10:04 PM
JillNairn JillNairn is offline
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Yellow watchman goby... One of my favorite little fish to watch.
Old 01/10/2008, 10:14 PM
Finding Emo Finding Emo is offline
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Old 01/10/2008, 10:14 PM
BangkokMatt BangkokMatt is offline
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Flame Hawkfish - always entertaining!
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