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Old 10-11-2013, 11:41 PM   #1
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Can i get anything else?

I have a 37g reef tank stocked with
1 flame angel
A pair of purple fire fish
A pair of ocellaris clowns
1 valentini puffer
1 snowflake lawnmower blenny
1 emerald crab
1 cleaner shrimp
5 red legged hermits
1 blue legged hermits
2 turbo snails
1 snowflake urchin
My corals are
11 ricordea mushrooms
3 pally zoanthids
9 assorted green and purple zoanthids
4 brain corals
1 kenyi tree
4 encrusted momapipoas
2 green star polyps
1 green torch coral.
Could i get any inverts or fish or would you say i am fully or over stocked?
My filtration is a marine land c-220 canister filter and my skimmer is a CPR bak pak. 53lbs of live rock and 20lbs of live sand. All my perameters are good.

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Id be wary of adding any inverts to the tank as the valentini puffer will likely eat them.

However as long as your levels are staying stable I don't think it would be terrible to add another fish.
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I'd be afraid of the puffer with any corals
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I would say your fully stocked, I have that many fish in my 55g. Also, if your puffer is young (less that a year old) he may turn on your reef as he matures, same with inverts. Mine was a peaceful little guy until he was about 2 years old now he has a taste for corals and has eaten all my CUC, with the exception of my conch and huge turbo...
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I'd be afraid of the puffer with any corals
It's an "at caution" fish. There really isnt any difference between adding one of those to a reef when compared to a dwarf angel or any other with caution fish. It's a calculated risk.
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The valentini has nipped at the emerald green crab once when he tried to rip a ricodea off the LR though but he never messes with anyone/anything else.
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It's an "at caution" fish. There really isnt any difference between adding one of those to a reef when compared to a dwarf angel or any other with caution fish. It's a calculated risk.
Yeah the angel is reef safe to, he hasnt ever nipped at any corals.
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Just keep an eye on them. Their behaviors often change with age.
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Just keep an eye on them. Their behaviors often change with age.
Alright thanks, would it be ok to get a fighting conc snail? My sand has been growing alot of green algea and it is growing on the walls but the blenny, the angel, the urchin, and the snails keep that in check.
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I wouldn't add any inverts. That puffer will eat them. That puffer may be okay now but you've already seen him nip at a crab, it's just a short switch for him to start killing them.

What are your nitrates at?
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