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Old 11/30/2007, 11:27 AM   #1
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Ideas for types of fish for a reef tank

I have a reef tank and i've always have added tangs but I recently went through an ich wave and lost the two I had that I had for about 1.5 years. (It sucks) Anyways, I was wondering what other types of fish are reef safe. I have 65 gallon reef tank (48"long X 20" high) I have SPS and xenia. Any thoughts from my fellow reefers. Thanks!


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Old 11/30/2007, 11:46 AM   #2
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clown fish are a good start.
wrasses are cool.
theres to many to list.
goto the LFS look around write down the fish you like. do your homework on them than buy em
with a full reef you might want to avoid angels ( nipping corals ) but people have had mixxed experiences with them


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Old 11/30/2007, 11:50 AM   #3
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Thanks for you comment. Yeah Ive tried angels and had mixxed experience. Tangs are great fish but they are so prone to ich I would like to get fish that are harty but won't eat my coarls.


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Old 11/30/2007, 12:17 PM   #4
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Here's my experience so far:

Ocellaris Clowns - Hardy, reef-safe, playful, larger one bullies firefish,
Firefish - Hardy, reef-safe, pretty, keep to themselves
Flame Angel - Pretty hardy, tore up corals, nippy, but beautiful (got rid of him)
Lawnmower Blenny - Pretty hardy, interesting looking (changes colors), reef safe
Pajama Cardinal - Hardy, reef-safe, boring, kind of pretty

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Old 11/30/2007, 05:48 PM   #5
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Anyone else have suggestions.


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Old 11/30/2007, 09:27 PM   #6
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Old 11/30/2007, 09:31 PM   #7
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Chalk bass, bicolor blenny.


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