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Old 09-24-2011, 12:11 AM   #31
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So, what is the difference between the type of corals you can keep with this fixture as opposed to the other ones? I would probably never get it, unless that price tag lowered itself quite a bit.
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:53 PM   #32
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So, I am already starting to think about what fish I want in this tank! I know it is a little early, but why not!.
Here is just a rough list of some fish I was looking at

1.Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Yellow Tang - Hawaii
2.Scopas Tang
3.Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Sailfin Tang, Desjardini, either this one or this one....Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Sailfin Tang
4.Blue Hippo (Already have it)
5.Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Reef Aquariums: Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse
6.Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Reef Aquariums: Scott's Fairy Wrasse - Reef Safe
7http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=15+1378+2648&pcatid=2648
8.Labout's Fairy Wrasse
9.Filamentos Fairy Wrasse
10.Blue Flasher Wrasse

I know this is probably too many male wrasses, but I would be willing to cut off some of the male ones and put some females instead. I just don't know what they look like, how many to add etc. Also, does anybody know how many male wrasses I can keep in a 180g?

11.Squareback Anthias

A school of these would be nice. I probably can't keep all of these fish, but they are just ideas.
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:54 PM   #33
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I this wrasse too! LOL. It is a bit pricey though.

http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...47&pcatid=2847
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Old 09-24-2011, 02:56 PM   #34
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I will also listen to suggestions if you have any.

Also, maybe, maybe, as a last fish for this tank I would add a Mandarin.
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:04 PM   #35
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I would not upgrade to a 180g. I said the same thing but then I wanted a shark so I said a 240g would be better. It also adds so many more fish possibilities. Look at what fish/how many fish you want then base your tank size on that.
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Old 09-24-2011, 03:27 PM   #36
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I do believe that 180s are 6 footers like 125's but they are deeper from front to back
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Old 09-24-2011, 04:14 PM   #37
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I'm not sure I want to go bigger than a 180g. It just means the equipment gets more expensive.

What do you two think on the stocklist? Especially the Wrasses. I like them so much, but I don't know how many males I can have. How many females or each species would you recommend if I decide to add some? Thanks!
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Im not familiar enough to say yes or no on your stock list. Sorry
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Im not familiar enough to say yes or no on your stock list. Sorry
That's ok! Do you have any fish you like that are reef safe that I might want to look into?
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By far my favorite is the volian lionfish, but ill be the first to admit they aren't for everyone. I have become a fan of the tangs lately, especially the powder brown and powder blue tangs. But im not that great with matching up fish with reef systems, seeing as how my first and only sw tank so far has been fowlr
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