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Old 02-21-2006, 12:35 PM   #1
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Fish for a 75 gallon reef

I finally finished my upgrade to my 75 gallon, now I am looking at adding another fish, I have paired clowns and a royal gamma, Can I put any kind of tang(only one) in my tank, Or any other suggestion on a good addition

Separate question can I have both a peppermint and cleaner shrimp in the tank together or will they kill each other

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Old 02-21-2006, 12:42 PM   #2
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Cleaners will do fine with peps. I've had cleaners, blood red, peps, and a pair of CBS - oh yeah, and a pistol shrimp. in a 72g. Maybe I was lucky since there seemingly was no agression issues. Everybody had their own space.

I'd consider a yellow tang or a yellow eyed kole. Do the yellow tang last though IMO. Some can be kinda agressive on newcomers. Althoug most say the purple can get to big for a 75g, I have a medium sized one that isn't growing fast at all and really is at peace being the largest fish in my.

Try a blenny. Midas is my favorite. How about 3 blue green chromis? Also consider a pistol shrimp and goby combination. Just make sure your rocks are firmly planted on the bottom so the pistol's tunelling doesn't cause an avalanche.


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Old 02-21-2006, 11:32 PM   #3
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I have a yellow tang, a royal gramma, a mandarin, a percula clown, 2 damsels and a yellow watchman in my 75. I also have a cbs, peppermints and a cleaner in the same tank.

It can be done. I just need tom make room for the 180 I want ...
*180 gal Display, 100 gal basement sump, 33 gal refugium, 3x250 MH, 2x160 VHO actinics, zoos, some softies, LPS & lots of acros and other SPS.
*100 gal prop tank plumbed into main system w/ 2x96 PC lights and 1x150 MH,
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