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Old 03-05-2013, 04:47 PM   #1
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Are cowfish safe
Iam thinking of getting a cowfish any advise? Plz
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Safe for whom? They are not reef safe, and they release a poisonous toxin when stressed or dies that will kill everything in your tank. They are also massive and require a minimum 250g tank. Definitely for the expert
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Safe for whom? They are not reef safe, and they release a poisonous toxin when stressed or dies that will kill everything in your tank. They are also massive and require a minimum 250g tank. Definitely for the expert
I have just started off with my marine tank 120ltr 2 clowns 1 yellow tang 1 fire fish 1 goby 1 cleaner shrimp so it's a no on the cowfish
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Yeah afraid so, the tangs not recommended either in such a small tank. Look after him, he is very likely to get sick if he is stressed
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Definitely no-go for the cowfish.... these are considered difficult to expert level fish. And a 120 liter (32 gallon) is way, WAY too small for a yellow tang. They are very active swimmers that require a minimum of a 6ft long tank like a 150 gallon (568 liter) or larger.
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Yeah afraid so, the tangs not recommended either in such a small tank. Look after him, he is very likely to get sick if he is stressed
Can u tell me what the safe amount of fish is for a 120 litre tank plz
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Depends on the fish! In your size tank, maybe 4-5 small fish. I have 6 small fish and one medium size in a 200litre (55g) what kind of fish you thinking? What so you have in there now?
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Definitely no-go for the cowfish.... these are considered difficult to expert level fish. And a 120 liter (32 gallon) is way, WAY too small for a yellow tang. They are very active swimmers that require a minimum of a 6ft long tank like a 150 gallon (568 liter) or larger.
Agreed on this. A tang should be taken back. You could maybe get a coral beauty?
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Depends on the fish! In your size tank, maybe 4-5 small fish. I have 6 small fish and one medium size in a 200litre (55g) what kind of fish you thinking? What so you have in there now?
Two clowns goby emperor cardinal pj cardinal
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