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Old 10-16-2011, 11:13 AM   #1
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Exclamation Dwarf Angels in a reef tank

i know this topic is very debatable but i was wondering what dwarf angelfish in YOUR experience has been nice to corals.
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:29 PM   #2
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My lemonpeel is a model citizen with corals but other fish and anemones that is a different story. I have him it a tank by himself now with corals.
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this question is important to me too. i want a flame angel. but if its going to wipe out my corals once it reaches adulthood, then its out.
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i have a coral beauty now for about five years in a 180.he hasnt caused me any grief.they seem to be hit and miss these dwarf angels.i feed a little heavy so it might be keeping him at bay from nipping corals.thats my take.
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My coral beauty was fine with mushrooms, never bothered them, added a leather coral and the angel nipped at it constantly.
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Old 10-30-2011, 09:14 AM   #6
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I had a Lemonpeel that very rarely nipped at corals, but I did see it happen. It mostly happened when a new coral was introduced to the tank (usually once).
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I have a flame angel (couldn't resist) and so far he's been fine..... I do notice a spot missing out of my pagoda cup coral, but I didn't see how that happened! I have mushrooms, bubble, frogspawn, toadstool, hammer, devils hand, polyps, pavona cactus, wellso brains...... Sometimes I watch him swim around the corals thinking the worst, but he doesn't nip them! I do provide algae sheets and feed every other day..... I think that helps! Good Luck!
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I had an adult flame that never touched coral, anemone or clam. But he ruled the tank. He never bit anyone but he chased a little.

Now I have a flame pair, the female nips a lot. She is not reef safe.
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ive read coral beauty is least likely. but i have one in another tank. btw, i have two corals in that one. some zoahs? and flower pot corals. i havent seen issues there.

i had a midnight, he died before my tank progressed very far. and ive wanted a flame since i started sw.
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ive read coral beauty is least likely. but i have one in another tank. btw, i have two corals in that one. some zoahs? and flower pot corals. i havent seen issues there.

i had a midnight, he died before my tank progressed very far. and ive wanted a flame since i started sw.
Yeah me too, angels where one of the reasons I got into saltwater. I REALLY want to get one but corals are a first. I might give it a shot though....
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