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Old 08-22-2004, 06:29 PM   #1
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Angel eating my coral!

OK, I know it's my fault for putting these two guys together, but does anyone have any suggestions how I could keep my Coral Beauty Angel from nipping at my newly added Purple Brush Ggorgonian?

I gave him some live brine shrimp, and that seemed to slow him down.


But it's a dry heat...
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Old 08-22-2004, 07:35 PM   #2
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My Yellow Tang nipped at my Yellow Gorgonian, but finally lost interest after a couple of weeks..... However, one thing I did do was to take the Gorgonian out of the Tang's usual swimming path...

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It's always hit and miss with dwarf angels.. nothing you can do except take it back to the LFS. IMO they are beautiful enough to take a chance on but seem to eventually develop a taste for corals more often than not, whether it's after 5 days or 5 years.
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I say, if it doesn't work out, keep the fish and loose the coral.
But then again..I'm a fish guy.
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Old 10-25-2004, 08:41 PM   #5
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I am having the same problem with my keyhole angel. He was ok for years and then all of a sudden I noticed my green brain picked to pieces. Then I noticed some of my anchor coral missing. Just make sure you don`t add any fleshy corals to your tank now. I tried some of the traps with no success.Good Luck
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