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Old 04-28-2015, 04:32 PM   #1
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Good evening i have a 55 gallon mixed reef aquarium... i have many different corals, assorted critters, a Neon Cleaner Goby, and two breeding clownfish... i want three more fish: a kole tang, a six-line wrasse, and a lawnmower blenny.

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are these compatible with each other and also the fish i already have?

what is the best order to add these in so i do not stress out the fish or have one more aggressive against the other fish?

does the neon goby do the same job as the cleaner shrimp?

i hear the kole tang will bully a wrasse or blenny is it true or should i just get the tang last?


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Old 04-28-2015, 04:49 PM   #2
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I don't see any issues with adding those fish in about any order you want. Six lines can be aggressive so get a small one. Never had any problem with a Kole, but your tank is barely big enough for one IMO. The lawnmower needs plenty of food.


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Lawnmowers are odd. I've had mine for...3 years now I think. I currently believe it is slowly withering away though it eats when I feed and there is lots of algae in the tank itself to eat.
As for the kole tang, I just added a tomini to my 55 reef. This was the last fish to be added to the system and there have been almost no issues with aggression to my surprise. I would expect the same out of that stocking list.
This would then lead to the 6 line being added last, due to its aggression. They are fast and need to eat often. This has been my downfall with wrasses, as I feed every few days since my tank is full of grazers, and they need to be fed several times a day.
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It may also be your problem with the lawnmower. If he doesn't look like he swallowed a marble, he needs food.


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Old 04-29-2015, 11:27 AM   #5
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Ok so I will probably get the lawnmower blenny first then the kole tang then the six-line wrasse


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hope you have a lid for the sixline


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Old 04-30-2015, 01:38 AM   #7
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I'm not worried about it jumping out I'm just worried about the six-line and the tang being aggressive towards the other fish... Even though they are my last two fish


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That's the problem, fish most commonly jump when new to the tank or there is aggression. Over the years I've lost too many fish to open tops.


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I've lost 2 sixline due to jumping, so I won't get one without first getting a lid of some kind.





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I have a lid but it has a few quarter sized holes in the back where the skimmer and heater and stuff go in from... You think it will try to jump out from there?


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