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Old 10-14-2011, 07:35 PM   #31
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That's why I raised the question. I have been on dives and encountered many if them and they don't look especially friendly, at least the big ones aren't.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:01 PM   #32
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i would just say that none are truly worry free. you may get one thats lazy but honestly if i imagine a fish swimming by one i see it revving up to try and grab it
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i cant find 1 except for live aqueria and they are out, can someone give me a link
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can someone please give a link?
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with the lobster could i still get a bottom dweller like a blenny or a goby?
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I think the lack of response indicates that most of us don't believe there is a reef safe lobster. I surely don't know if any are available and a lobster is the last creature I would put into a closed reef system.

Otherwise blennies and gobies do quite well with each other usually.
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No such thing as a reef safe lobsters, you may get lucky but its not a chance worth taking for something you will never see. Also in a 20 gallon you should have 3-4 fish max. I would also tone down the coral (it does grow) I’m not looking at your numbers right now but I think I saw somewhere around 20 corals. I have 15 or so in a 75 and I’m running out of room. You could add a few more snails and hermits. I would also limit cleaner shrimp to 2, 3 max. Overall you have to tone it way down or get a bigger tank. Look into a anemone crab they are awesome to watch, they stay small and in sight, and feed from the water column. Or a boxer (pom pom) crab they are safe small and very cool. Just my advice...
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