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Old 01/02/2008, 05:23 PM   #18
FishyMel
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Originally posted by krj-1168
Ummm. Not really. People that have kept Large Angels, Puffers & Triggers with "success" - have either been incredible Lucky or have kept them with more active & aggressive sharks - such as Nurses, Smoothhounds or Requiems sharks.

For the most part all these fish are "bad" for shark tank because they tend to pick on the shark - possible to point of death. Also butterflies, & Lion fish are equally bad choices.

The best choices of tank mates for small benthic sharks like the Eppie - is generally small moray Eels (like the Snowflake), groupers, and small round rays (such as the Cortez ray).

BTW - the Eppie will likely out grow the 180 in about a year to 18 months. You'll need a tank that is over 500 gallons to keep it for life.
I didn't say it was a good idea, I just said that there is a very slim chance it would work if he was willing to risk the animal and his pocketbook. Which for most people would be morally wrong or too expensive.

Didn't limitedslip have a stars and stripes puffer and juvie emp angel with his bamboo? How'd that work out?


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