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Old 07-06-2013, 03:47 PM   #1
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Flame angel- good or bad idea?

My tank is currently stocked with:

2x ocellaris clownfish (2.5" each)
1x bicolor angelfish (3")
1x blue regal tang (2")
1x foxface Lo (5")
3x green chromis (1" each)
1x diamond goby (4")

Tank is 4 feet long and yes I'm aware the blue regal will eventually become too large but she's very happy and healthy right now and I will likely be upgrading to a much larger tank in the next 2 years.

I would like to get a flame angel and am wondering what the chances are that he will fight with my bicolor or my tang?

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Old 07-06-2013, 03:55 PM   #2
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Everyone else will advice that only 1 angel fish should be in a tank. I learned my lesson the hard way. I had a flame angel and when I added the coral beauty the flame angel just slowly harassed her until she perished.

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Old 07-06-2013, 04:02 PM   #3
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Most of the hobbyists I've talked to who have/had one said they were fine, but then again they had more SPS. I really don't know, but it sounds that the people with SPS dominant tank don't have a problem. It's still 50/50.

Edit: Nevermind...that didn't even answer your question. Wouldn't recommend two together in a 4 foot tank.
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:25 PM   #4
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Bad idea.
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:36 PM   #5
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Very bad idea. Two fish that look similar will behave aggressively so the bicolor and flame angel would fight.
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
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Assuming that bi color angel is small... And u have a 4ft tank, u may be fine as the flame angel is a dwarf. My flame angel is very peaceful and doesn't bother any of the fish in my tank and I do have another angel and tangs in my tank. It's not recommended to have 2 Angels, but with that size of tank to those small fish I think you'll be fine.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:54 AM   #7
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I would not suggest puting them together. I think youd end up with a dead angel at some point.
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Dwarf angels don't play well together. Both are very cool looking, but dont do both

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