Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-11-2005, 06:37 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Colorado
Posts: 26
what would you do?

I have a 125gal that is not stocked yet, I have been pondering what to do. The one thing I do want to put in my tank is 2 snowflake eels. So my question is: here is a list of fish I like, I know I can only pick 2-3 of them to put in my tank. Which ones would you pick keep in mind, I am putting in two eels:
1) Naso tang
2) trigger (possibly a humu)
3) emperor Angel
4) Blue dot puffer
Which ones would you pick?
__________________

__________________
Michellej is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2005, 10:57 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Ballinafad Ont. Canada
Posts: 133
I have a 150 gal that I am beginning to stock as well. I would pick the Naso for sure and also a trigger, maybe a pink tail. I have read they are fairly friendly for a trigger
__________________

__________________
Fireworks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 08:19 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 123
I love the idea of the Puffer. Wish I had a bigger tank. Good choices.
__________________
MyMonkey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2005, 04:06 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
ogden10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 230
Send a message via AIM to ogden10
Done right I think you may be able to have all these fish in a 125 without to much trouble. I would go for it for sure. The only issue is you would have a big variety of food to feed as tangs are primarily veggie eaters so you would need to feed some sea weed, angels need some sponge in their diet, and triggers and puffers are meat eaters. Maybe look at a rectangularis trigger instead of humu. Similar in look, only a little more mellow in my experience.
__________________
Mit freundlichen GrŁŖen
Kevin
ogden10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2005, 05:12 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 282
2 and 4 i have that puffer and it is a beast!!!! it is shy but give it a 2-3 weeks an it is top dog. it can defend if needed and is wicked fast. i mean my eel is fast but nothing can compare at least in my tank. but dont u think it is a little small when all the others are full grwon i guess u can find out and tell us
__________________
EELectric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2005, 11:23 AM   #6
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Actually, this LFS in my area called Congressional Aquarium www.congressionalaquarium.com has a big FO show tank. And it has all the fish that you indicated there except the Emperor Angel. It's been more than 2 years that I've seen that tank and it is doing fine with the eels. However, it used to have a Red Emperor that terrorizes the tangs. So they sold it to some guy.

Other than that, maybe you'll get away with it?
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.