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Old 03-25-2013, 06:12 PM   #11
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It's better to have more than 3 for each like 5 or 7 but limit the variety. They are school fish and it's nice to watch them swim together; However, they have tendency to bully the smallest one.

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Old 03-27-2013, 09:26 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by stagert86 View Post

Aren't the black and white striped ones very aggressive? Even towards other damsels? Just trying to read all I can before ordering anything!
This is what I am reading but the one I have is very shy and is usually picked on. My yellow tail damsel is the terror of the tank.

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Old 03-28-2013, 12:31 PM   #13
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All fish have different personalities so some normally peaceful damsels may also be aggressive
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:12 AM   #14
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Interesting topic! Gary Parr from the Reef Threads podcast is currently in the process of breaking down his 65g mixed reef and changing it over to a damsel only soft coral tank. He spoke at length about research he has been doing in a few of the podcasts and episode 121 he speaks about a successful damsel only tank he came across. I'd check it out if you are interested in this type of tank.
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:09 AM   #15
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Blue fin damsel fish is very very awesome i have one and a bi colour chromis in my39 gallon

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damsel, damsels

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