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Old 09-08-2012, 06:33 AM   #1
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20 gallon stocking?

Wanted to get you guys opinion on stocking for a 20g reef looking to have clowns and a flame hawkfish I think the name was. FEED BACK
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:07 AM   #2
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Clowns as in 2? I'd say it's pretty well stocked at that. Maybe 1 or 2 more very small low bioload fish. I love my goby and firefish
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Only one response? that's how people end up with 4 clowns 3 tangs and 10 other fish in a 10g lol jus looking for u guys opinion on my 20g
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Well here's your second response you can't get tangs triggers angels large or dwarf don't get damsels you can go with clowns and gobies just make it a nice reef tank
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:57 AM   #5
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You could get two clowns, but not large variety like tomato or maroon-they get too big for a 20g. Flame hawks are supposed to be in a 30g minimum. I would say a max of 3-4 fish in a 20g. There's Firefish, there are small gobies and blennies, cardinal, chalk bass, Pygmy wrasse. There are several small fish that can go in a 20g. Look on liveaquaria.com in the nano SW section.
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:46 AM   #6
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You could get two clowns, but not large variety like tomato or maroon-they get too big for a 20g. Flame hawks are supposed to be in a 30g minimum. I would say a max of 3-4 fish in a 20g. There's Firefish, there are small gobies and blennies, cardinal, chalk bass, Pygmy wrasse. There are several small fish that can go in a 20g. Look on liveaquaria.com in the nano SW section.
+1 spot on advice. The best thing a member looking for fish suggestions can do IMO is search live aquaria and start naming fish that he/she likes. Its much easier for us on here to say yes/no rather then naming every fish in the world... Haha
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+1 spot on advice. The best thing a member looking for fish suggestions can do IMO is search live aquaria and start naming fish that he/she likes. Its much easier for us on here to say yes/no rather then naming every fish in the world... Haha
Was looking to have clowns and I really like flame hawkfish also some inverts
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Old 09-09-2012, 05:21 AM   #8
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All I can say is that if you get too many fish and/or put fish that need bigger tanks into a 20g, they could get stressed out and end up with ich. Then they could all die. If you want 2clowns and a flame hawkfish, that's fine, just get a 30g instead. Petco's having a $1 per gallon sale right now.
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Get the clowns then wait until you upgrade to get any more fish. Anyone that hasn't upgraded to a larger tank must not have room, got a large tank to begin withor didn't get off on the right foot. I am thinking of upgrading again well actually combining 3 of my tanks into one, I am just waiting for the right deal to come along. As far as invertebrates go you can do some research and decide which ones you want.
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Was looking to have clowns and I really like flame hawkfish also some inverts
Lol you cant. Flame hawk fish eat inverts.... Soo that definitly wont end well. I have a flame hawk and he is a beast, but i dont have any inverts.
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