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Old 06-16-2012, 12:06 AM   #1
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Livestock for a 57 gallon reef

Hey guys need help choosing what fish to go with. Some that are colorful and active. Any thoughts?
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Old 06-16-2012, 12:13 AM   #2
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Clownfish (duh! they're always amazing)
blue reef chromis are colorful and active
coral beauty
wrasse's are nice, i find the sixline wrasse incredibly beautiful and active

if you have a top or an enclosed tank canopy, some nano fish would be cool too. firefish, watchman goby, clown goby, etc
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Old 06-16-2012, 02:41 PM   #3
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What clownfish do best when they're together?
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Old 06-16-2012, 03:18 PM   #4
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In my 57 reef, I have 2 Percula Clowns, 2 black bar chromis, 1 royal gramma, 1 anthias, and 1 coral banded shrimp. They all seem to get along great.
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What anemone would be best for the 2 clowns to share? (if they share it)
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You should wait on the anemone until you have more knowledge and an established tank! My clowns drove my anemone nuts and made it move around and harass my corals.
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Best anemones for clowns Imo are the long tentacles and bubble tips.
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You should wait on the anemone until you have more knowledge and an established tank! My clowns drove my anemone nuts and made it move around and harass my corals.
Should I get the clowns first or anemone?
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Wait atleast 6 months to even think about an anemone.
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