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Old 02-23-2011, 09:15 AM   #11
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I appreciate your suggestion but I'm no longer a fan of pistols after my last one dug huge mounds of sand and made my tank look ugly. As for clowns, I have one in my biocube and that's enough for me. Ill replace them with the banggai and maybe try your list
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:09 AM   #12
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flasher wrasse!

and a nice blenny would be a good rock dweller.

and whats with the cat thing in the last picture with the moonlight? LOL

anyway im jealous! i love long tanks!

and is the light T5 or PC?


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Old 02-23-2011, 03:07 PM   #13
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Which tends to be more active? The wrasse or blenny? And HAHA LOL just realized that haha, no worries, its my catfish :p...its the reflection of my tv. As for the lights I believe PC but they have reflectors and I thought that was for T5? How can I tell? It was an out of box item, I just know its 96W + moonlight
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Blennies are great fish with tons of personality. Depends on what kind as to how active they are. Most perch on rocks and swim about from time to time. Such as the algae, bi-color, midas blennies. The forktails are constantly swimming, When they rest or sleep, they hug the glass in the corner somewhere and chill - mostly after the lights out.

My favorite is the midas and the forktails (lots of fang blenies in that group).

Wrasses tend to jump out of the tank.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:19 PM   #15
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Okay great thanks and the more active ones are fine in a 30?
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I would be terrified of adding a pistol. I have heard some horror stories. I would get two of the solid black and white clowns if I could do it again, 1 goby (bullets do a good job), flame or coral beauty angel, and another active fish (maybe a midas or canary blenny for some more color)
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cardinals just float, they are so borring
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:26 PM   #18
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Try the canary or another of the smaller forktail versions. Just remember to never hold any of the fang varieties. NOt even through the net. They actually bite. It's their defense against larger fish who may try to eat them. They bite the inside of their mouth and usually get released.

I had both the canary (solid bright yellow) and a yellow tail fang. Both beautiful fish. fang blenny pictures - Bing Images
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PC bulbs are like the ones in the biocubes, like a double tube but stuck together, T5s are single bulbs

but yeah the wrasse would definitely swim freely, while the blenny as stated usually perchs on rocks, though mine does come out at night and make his rounds through the tank.
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The fangs don't perch. Just sleep or rest on the glass. They always swim. And really cool to watch'm hover and eyeball something. You gotta see it to understand. Also, they won't attack your hand and bite unless they are enclosed in your hand.
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