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Old 03-20-2014, 01:39 AM   #1
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5th fish for a 20 gallon reef

So I'm contemplating the idea of a fifth fish for my 20 gallon. Something tiny like a yasha goby but I know it's probably a bad idea. I do 25% weekly water changes and skim. Nitrates never get above 5. Just want some opinions on the idea
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What else is in there bribo?
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2 occy clowns (3" and 2"), flametail blenny (3") and an insanely fat royal gramma (2").
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I think you know what I'd suggest . I do live my red hi fin. I don't think a 5th fish would be a bad idea for you, I'm sure you can keep everything stable
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I don't know much about salt but it may be pushing the boundaries a bit adding that 5th fish. I get what you want though. You seem to have a pretty good hold on your tank. I'd say it's a 50/50 chance you'd be taking adding one even if it's small. Are you prepared for the worst case scenario?
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A possum wrasse would be sweet but when I upgrade to a 40 in a little while I want a cool wrasse so no possum . Hmm oh forgot to mention I have awful luck with gobies jumping. I tried two hi-fin red banded in my 10 and they both jumped...hmm I just love yasha gobies
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Why not make a top? Brs sells clear jump net and Walmart sells a screen kit? Maybe try that and give a small goby a go?
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My tank is rimless... I like the look to much to put a top on it.
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A possum wrasse would be sweet but when I upgrade to a 40 in a little while I want a cool wrasse so no possum . Hmm oh forgot to mention I have awful luck with gobies jumping. I tried two hi-fin red banded in my 10 and they both jumped...hmm I just love yasha gobies

Really 2 went surfing? Mine never leaves his little burrow but he is paired with a pistol. Was this before or after the clowns?
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Really 2 went surfing? Mine never leaves his little burrow but he is paired with a pistol. Was this before or after the clowns?
Before. I even had a top on the tank lol. Gobies hate me . The second one was paired with a pistol too
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