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Old 12-13-2011, 02:50 PM   #1
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Alright. So I know dwarf angels are considered to be NOT reef safe, but why is this? Do they pick on nems or polyps or both? Reason I ask is I have a 25 gal that will be reef but with just polyps and zoos and I REALLY want a bicolor angel but not if its going to kill everything. What's ur thought on this guys?
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I've tried multiple types of dwarf angels and every one has eventually turned towards soft corals with a special love for zoas. A 25 may also be pushing it sizewise.
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I've also heard that dwarf angels pick on soft corals though I've also heard that some are better then others, couldn't give you a name. The minimum size for the bicolor angel and probably most others is 30 gals. 5 is gals is not allot so you could probably get away with it.
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SO FAR, my coral beauty is not nipping at anything. Only been 2 or 3 weeks though.
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I've had mine for a couple of weeks and he doesn't bother anything, I got him from a guy that had him in a 100 gal with all sorts of soft coral and he never bothered anything.
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