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

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-04-2011, 02:26 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
slitherbomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Posts: 2,191
Honestly, the only aggressive fish has been the yellow tang, and it was only aggressive towards the kole tang for the first few days. The fish aren't very big, the biggest one (besides eel) is the maroon clown at about 4-1/2 inches. The way I arranged my rock makes it very open and there is a lot of swimming space.

I found a pic on my phone from about 3 weeks ago. I've moved the nem to the 40g but that's the only changes.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-415620822.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	62.3 KB
ID:	50206  
__________________

__________________
Lalala
slitherbomb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 02:35 PM   #12
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,651
Yeah,it is nice and open...A small trigger should do fine for a little bit.
How long has that maroon been in,,mine is just as mean, if not meaner than my triggers...surprised he isn't aggressive....
Also,i don't want to sound rude,,but is that HOB your only filtration..Triggers are messy eaters and poopers,,and with an eel and 2 tangs already ,thats a lot of bio-load
__________________

__________________
Currently rebuilding
QTing is a good thing
Grow your filtration
FTMMWS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 02:39 PM   #13
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
slitherbomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Posts: 2,191
Yeah, it is the only filtration for now lol. I am turning it into a refugium and am going to be purchasing a hob protein skimmer. My nitrates rarely go above 20 after 2 weeks so something is going right lol

My clown is really only aggressive towards other clowns. It has honestly never shown aggression towards any other fish, very laid back fish.
__________________
Lalala
slitherbomb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 02:44 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,651
I don't want to tell you yes or no,,but if it was me and i knew an upgrade was in the future .......

I'd do it,but,your not me,or whatever..,,, IDK what i mean
__________________
Currently rebuilding
QTing is a good thing
Grow your filtration
FTMMWS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 02:54 PM   #15
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
slitherbomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Posts: 2,191
Actually, I am you.......
..........
So I guess I will lol.
__________________
Lalala
slitherbomb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 03:00 PM   #16
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,651
nice,,
Are you set on a niger??
Post pics
__________________
Currently rebuilding
QTing is a good thing
Grow your filtration
FTMMWS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 03:02 PM   #17
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
slitherbomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Posts: 2,191
I'm set on a trigger, not a Niger. I thought they looked cool though, so that's why I threw it out there.
__________________
Lalala
slitherbomb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 03:12 PM   #18
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,651
Ah,i see..is money an object??

I didn't mention this one before,,because well,you'll see...... ,, ,but they are supposed to be "almost" perfect for reefs and around inverts..Aquarium Fish: The Crosshatch Triggerfish (Xanthichthys mento) — Advanced Aquarist's Online Magazine


I want a mated pair very badly
__________________
Currently rebuilding
QTing is a good thing
Grow your filtration
FTMMWS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 03:23 PM   #19
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
slitherbomb's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Posts: 2,191
Money is not a problem, I just honestly cannot see myself paying $550 for a fish like I've seen. $200 is my limit unless it's the coolest freaking thing ever in the world lol.
__________________
Lalala
slitherbomb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2011, 03:28 PM   #20
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,651
Well,,nigers and humus are a dime a dozen,,,clowns are pretty common too,,but not as many people have em ,,because there about 100 bucks and up..
Look at a sargassum trigger too,,,I like those a lot too...Also said to be invert safe
__________________

__________________
Currently rebuilding
QTing is a good thing
Grow your filtration
FTMMWS is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
triggerfish

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
Does anyone have expeience with a Lei Triggerfish? ErrolP Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 5 09-04-2011 06:22 PM
please help triggerfish DxVega Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 4 08-21-2011 09:04 PM
Triggerfish with another Triggerfish redsea Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 15 08-14-2011 02:30 PM
90g / Triggerfish question DeadGame Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 33 07-23-2011 11:00 AM
90g triggerfish only DeadGame Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 5 07-14-2011 08:58 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.