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Old 04-19-2012, 10:52 PM   #1
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Ok so I went to my local pet store and found a dwarf lion I really like but i dont know if I can have it in my tank I have a 45 gallon reef aquarium with a yellow tang khole tang and a percula clown . So can I add him or will be be a problem ??
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:53 PM   #2
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From what I've heard a forty is way to small for Tangs
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:05 PM   #3
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Lions will eat anything it can fit in its mouth and grow pretty quick..as for the 45 that is on the absolute minimum for one imo

Edit* and as stated in your other thread I recommend you get rid of your kole tang along with the yellow tang that you didn't mention here (did you return it?)
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NO, sooner or later you're going to have an ich outbreak, So I'd make sure I research that, and have the proper equipment set up. Those 2 tangs are gonna outgrow that tank soon and get it. Your clown will certainly become food at some point for the lion. I'd really consider taking the tangs back and rethinking your stock list.
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I've decide no lion and I'm really thinking about the tangs
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IMO, I'd get rid of the Tangs before not getting the lion. Just realize with a lion, that it ill really limit your other fish you can get.
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That's y I've decided not to get one I'll proble get rid of the tangs and stick with smaller fish
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sorry to be a bummer, but you're virtually guaranteeing ICH outbreaks with those fish in there. I think you'll find some of the smaller fish are just as cool, and cheaper!lol

look into some fire fish, gobys, a few smaller wrasse, etc, i always love to go on live aquaria and window shop.
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Ok I'll check them out and thanks for the advice
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sorry to be a bummer, but you're virtually guaranteeing ICH outbreaks with those fish in there. I think you'll find some of the smaller fish are just as cool, and cheaper!lol

look into some fire fish, gobys, a few smaller wrasse, etc, i always love to go on live aquaria and window shop.
+1 live aquaria should be like your best friend in the beginning of your SW venture...they have a very large selection of fish corals and inverts with a lot of information including requirements...before stocking a tank you should research all your fish and finish your list before the first fish is purchased in most cases (atleast for the smaller tanks)
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