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Old 09-10-2011, 03:46 PM   #1
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what are good fish for a biocube and what could be a good center piece coral?

I was just wondering what are good and peaceful fish to put into a bio that have nice colors besides clownfish? I currently have a royal grandma and a cleaner shrimp.. I also wanted to know what a good center piece coral I could get for a biocube with stock lighting?
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Old 09-10-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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What size cube? I think a candycane or a frogspawn or torch coral would be cool.
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It's a 29 gallon.. those are great ideas Wut about fish?
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Old 09-10-2011, 05:47 PM   #4
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I agree with the corals listed above. As for fish you could get a goby or a firefish. You could also get some kind of dwarf angel!
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Theres clowns of course, you can do designer clowns to be different. Also a goby and blenny would work out fine too. Like said above maybe a pygmy angel fish...even a wrasse woudl work since its a covered tank. But I would limit it to about 4-5 fish tops. I'm overstocked in my cube now with 6 fish, but 4 of them arent swimming fish, just perchers or burrowers or just plain sandbed fish. I only have the two clowns that utilize the whole tank.

I would also say add some shrimp, I have a cleaner and three peppermints and some emerald crabs are cool too.
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Ok but are the angel fish reef safe? I heard they wernt? \=
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Think twice about a dwarf angel, I have a coral beauty angel that is picking at my leather coral I just got! Going to rehome the angel today.

The angel never bothered my mushrooms but I wouldn't trust one with any other coral!
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Ahh good point. They are known to nip...so if it were me I'd leave them out of the mix.

Have you looked at Aquarium Fish: Tropical Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish for Home Aquariums yet? You can get an idea of what you like and then go from there. Theres so many options it's hard topin one down. There are dozens of gobies and blennies to choose from. Also a royal gramma is a cool one, very colorful but kinda stays in the rocks. or a dottyback too, also very colorful. Then theres cardinal fish as well.
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Thanx for the site(: yea I've got a royal grandma it always hides .. are wrasses reef safe?
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Some are, the website I linked have them in different sections.
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