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Old 12-31-2011, 02:59 PM   #1
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Do you think I can add more fish?

I have a 80gal reef with 20gal sump. There are. 3 chromis dragon blennie eyelash blennie yellow spotted blennie ? Type honor six line and marroon clown do u think I can put more fish if so what?
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Old 12-31-2011, 04:02 PM   #2
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You can add quite a few more fish
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Old 12-31-2011, 04:14 PM   #3
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You can add quite a few more fish
How many u thk? Which would be best?
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How many u thk? Which would be best?
What's the best fish to put with what I already have? Any ideas
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Old 01-01-2012, 06:27 AM   #5
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Well since you have got 6 fish and they don't get pretty big, you could probally get 8-10 more fish of similar size at least. Then take it from there.

For fish something like
Wrasses
gobys
blennies
basslets
could even get a yellow tang, but you couldn't have as many fish
Upping the number of chromis?
Cardinals
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No yellow tang, they need a 6' tank, so 125. Wrasses will tend to fight. Gobys will fight if they look similar (which alot do).
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Also blennies with the same body type can fight. The dragon blenny is that a type of scooter blenny?

The yellow spotted blenny I am wondering if it isn't a goby. I seen all sorts of names put on fish that are wrong. My lfs does its best to label fish properly however they are sent surprises all the time.

A maroon clown will limit the type of fish you can put in the tank once it starts showing its aggression.

If you want one larger fish you could go with one of the smaller foxface like the lo foxface Liveaqua says ues with caution but I know several people that have them in their tanks. Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Foxface Lo

I do like wrasses if you look you will see there are several lined wrasses I saw a beautiful 12 line the other day and if I would have had a tank to put it in I would have it today. Yellow coris is another one that is very pretty.
Is the yellow spotted fish a goby?

I lightly stock all my tanks it makes it a lot less stressful it stresses me if my fish get stressed. In an 80 gallon tank I wouldn't put any more than 8 small fish in. If I was doing larger fish maybe I would go as high as 3 large fish but would probably stick with 2. But that is just me. If I put the fox face in with the fish you have I would stop there if I went with smaller fish I would put in another 2 or 3.
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No yellow tang, they need a 6' tank, so 125. Wrasses will tend to fight. Gobys will fight if they look similar (which alot do).
Oh right, in the Uk 65 gallon is usually suggested
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I count 8 in the first post not 6, I think. Its a little hard to make sense of with poor punctuation. In a 80 gallon you should have no more than 8-10 fish. Please do not add 8-10 more fish, very poor advice.
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To me it sounded like he was thinking of getting a six line and a maroon. HMMMM
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