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Old 11-15-2005, 03:33 PM   #1
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Advice on stocking 29 gallon tank

Hello, i have a 29 gallon fish only with live rock, and 40lbs of live sand.. its in the middle of cycling i thought now would be a good time to do some research on what fish to put in it when its all done.. I want really colorfull fish, but i really really want 2 true percula clown fish... any ideas on what else would go good with the clowns, also a 29 gallon should be fine for 2 clowns right???? i would think so... for filtration i have a penguin 350 dual biowheel filter... thanks. 8O

29 gallon saltwater "reef tank", 10 lbs crushed coral, 40 lbs aruglive sand, two percula clowns, one firefish,cleaner shrimp, blue legg hermits, 25 pounds fiji live rock, penguin 350 biowheel filter, prism delux hang on protien skimmer, maxijet 1200 powerhead, 125watt ebo jager heater, regular floresent lamp.
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Old 11-15-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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I am kinda a noob also, but I have been doing alot of research. Ordering online might not be of you best interest but here is a page of good beginner fish http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/s...fm?pCatId=1926 Hope this helps!

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Old 11-15-2005, 06:11 PM   #3
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For a 29gal I would suggest a dwarf angel like a coral beauty. Also look into a purple firefish, roya gramma or six line wrasse. They are all pretty social fish and will add lots of color.
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I would personally do a purple firefish and 2 clowns.

Another option would be a 2 clowns and a royal gramma as lando stated. However, I think you would get more enjoyment out of a purple firefish. The firefish tend to stay in plain view most the time while the gramma likes to hide in the rocks.
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green Bubble coral, hammer coral (8 heads!) ,various Zoos,green finger leather, green star polpys ,shrooms
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bi color blennies are really cool. very interesting to watch and dont get too big.

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