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Old 02-16-2007, 04:35 PM   #1
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A few reef questions.

I just recently got a flame angel for my 37 reef. He is housed with a pair of true percula clowns and shy purple firefish. The flame angel is a juvi from marshall islands and he grazes the rocks and picks at any frozen that I add to the water. Now I was wondering if angelfish will eat some nori on a clip? was wondering if this would be a good idea or not? I was also wondering if anyone thinks I have room for a blue spotted jawfish? There is a place that carries them for 70 bucks a pop! I tried searching for information about this but I did not find what I was looking for. Thanks in advanced!
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My flame angel eats nori on a clip!
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Right on I'm going to go pick some up right now
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The jawfish really needs a nice deep substrate bed to be content and happy. They also get pretty large. I would think you are pushing the limit with it.

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its a purple firefish, not jaw fish! they stay like 4 inches!
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I've got a flame angel in my 100 and he doesn't touch the nori I put out for my tangs. I wish he would cause then hopefully he would be even less likely to nip at corals.
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blazeyreef, I was commenting on this part of the post

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I was also wondering if anyone thinks I have room for a blue spotted jawfish? There is a place that carries them for 70 bucks a pop! I tried searching for information about this but I did not find what I was looking for.
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Having an angel in a reef tank is a risk. Dont think that if he does not nip at corals when you first get him that he wont. Mine took 4 yrs to decide he was hungry for corals. By the time I took the tank apart to get him and lost two corals in the process, I wish I had never got him. I`ve made the vow to never have anymore angels. I hope everything works out for you.
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I'm well aware of the risk involved, every post I searched for had that exact story, of 2 angels who were good, and went bad.
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