Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 10-24-2004, 04:51 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: connecticut usa
Posts: 60
Send a message via AIM to aquarium
? about type of fish to add to tank

i got a catalog from Drs foster&smith and i was looking threw it and i came up to the SW fish.i was looking threw them and looked at the fish i liked and checked to see how big the tank has to be...the fish i woiuld like are....percula clownfish(30 gal), royal gramma basslet(30gal), yellow tang(30gal), yellowtail damselfish(30gal) & a 3 spotdomino damsel fish(30gal) *picking out of 1 of these angels* ------> bicolor angel fish(30gal) or a coral beauty angel fish(30gal) *also picking out of 1 of these butterfly fish*-----> a heniochus black&white butterflyfish(50gal) or a auri butterflyfish(50gal) i was thinking about getting a antennata lionfish but they says its venomous and i dont want to be doing water changes and get touched by it so i dunno yet

just so u readers know I AM NOT GETTIN ALL OF THOSE FISHES i was just posting which fish i like and was wondering if some1 could help me n let me knoww wich fish could go with which and which one of those fish i can have 2gether to put in a 55gal i know i wouldnt be able to add alot so i was just wondering which ones i could add ...................well TIA

aquarium is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2004, 05:03 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 468
For what it's worth, I have a perc clownfish (tank raised), coral beauty and an auriga butterfly. The butterfly is small, so the coral beauty gives her a nudge now and again to let her know whose in charge, but they all get along fine. I imagine when the Auriga gets bigger, the coral will be put in her place. I have a 125 Gal tank.

Also, some observations.
The tank raised clown swims MUCH more than I expected.
The coral swims in and out of the LR a lot.
The Auriga swims out in the open a TON and is very fun to watch. Very active.

Here's a poor pic


JamesR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2004, 05:09 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Richmond, Va
Posts: 804
If you plan on moving towards a reef tank you should pass on the angels and butterfly. 3 spot damsel gets very aggressive so I would leave that out. Lionfish does not fit in with any of the above. A nice combo would be 1 or 2 percula clownfish, 1 royal gramma, 1 tang and 1 yellowtail damsel. You can also add various snails and hermits and a cleaner shrimp. That would be the most I would add to a 55g.
46g SW, 65 lbs Fiji LR, 4" Aragamax DSB, Coralife 2X96w CF, CPR Bakpak II, CPR Aquafuge 12 w/ 2x9 Coralife Mini Aqualight, 4 Maxijet 600's, PCI 200W Titanium Heater, 2 Blue Green Chromis, 1 Gold Bar Maroon Clown, 1 Purple-Stripe Dottyback, Finger Leather, Trumpets, Rose Coral Open-Brain, Pagoda Cup, Xenia, Star Polyps, Yellow Polyps, Various Mushrooms, Toadstool Leather, 12 Astraea, 10 Nassarius, 4 Bumble Bee, 6 Cerith Snails, 12 Red Tip Hermits.
phases99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2004, 05:20 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Regular
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: connecticut usa
Posts: 60
Send a message via AIM to aquarium
thanks alot you are a lot of help nevause im stuck on which fish to get and my tank is only a 55gal so i dont wanna pyut to many fish in there so they can get big and become more aggressive so you guys are alot of help THANKS and yea im gonna get a couple of cleaners and things like that..thanks again
aquarium is offline   Reply With Quote


Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What type of fish are good tank mates for Kissing Gourami's?? Pocket Size Asian Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 7 04-21-2009 01:52 PM
What fish should I add first to new tank? da9k1ne Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 21 09-18-2008 07:47 PM
looking for fish to add to the tank Shanz Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 14 08-03-2008 09:13 AM
What fish should I add to my tank? Dekz Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 25 07-28-2008 04:27 PM
Looking to add another type of fish to my tank MitcherNeaf Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 6 10-06-2006 10:36 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.