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Old 03-10-2012, 02:45 AM   #1
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Foxface Lo and Kole yellow eye tang together???

I am starting to think about my stocking for my 75 gallon tank with 40 gallon sump. I have been looking for my main attraction fish and was thinking foxface lo and kole yellow eye tang. Tank is going to have lots of LPS and softies. Two questions:
1. Will these two get along.
2. Will my corals be safe if they are kept well fed (foxface is "with caution" and tang is "reef compatible" on liveaquaria.

Both say 70 gallon minimum tank size. Would then do a couple smaller fish like gobies or blennies. Wife wants a mandarin after I can establish a pod population.
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I have tried a few different fish that were "with caution" and they haven't ever worked out for me. I had a pakistani butterfly and a some sort of a fox face and all they did was nip corals no matter how well I fed them. You can give it a try but to be honest it literally is with caution. Who knows you might get lucky
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Old 03-10-2012, 03:04 AM   #3
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The reason I am thinking it is because I got a pygmy angel for my 29 gallon and he is "reef with caution" and he has been doing great. I have only had him for a couple weeks though. Where are you from in WI? I grew up in Chippewa Falls (home of Leinenkugel's beer).
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I'm from hartford but live in waterford now (far south east corner, almost at the border) give it a try I guess and see how it goes. Just be sure to watch him close
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Thanks! I am about a month away from putting in fish, just trying to plan ahead a little bit. Maybe just the Kole and a school of chromis or something. Am more interested in corals anyway. The fish will be secondary.
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That's cool I have a lot of lps in my tank and I love the corals I've found some pretty cool ones. I have an elegance coral, aussie duncans 6 heads, acan, candy cane, then just some polyps. There are so many cool ones! Check out black sun coral that's one of my favorites
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In my 29 I have:
Torch
frogspawn
duncans (3 heads)
acan
candy cane
short tentacle plate
long tentacle plate
hammer
kenya
xenia
brain

Especially love the torch, frogspawn, hammer and long tentacle plate when they sway in the current!
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Looked up the black sun coral. Sounds difficult to keep but looks cool!
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Yeah they are a lot of work and upkeep but its the show stopper in my tank. Super cool and everyone always comments on it
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Anyone ever had these two in a reef tank???
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