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Old 11-03-2003, 03:25 PM   #11
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i got 3 damselsnot the agressive ones the green ones and 1 blue one the stripped ones thet said were alot more teritorial and agressive oh i got 1 choclate chip starfish

i wanna eat him lol
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90 Gal AGA tank
Oceanic SUMP 2 bio balls, 3 filter pads,&Crbn
Magdrive 9.5 pump
triple 48inch strip light (3 48inch 50/50 6000K/ actinic bulbs 36 watts)
110 lbs live rock Fiji,Caribian, Keys rock
40lbs live sand 100lbs araganite
15lbs black reg.sand
Berlin Classic with turbo upgrade
2 Maxi JEt Power head 1200
1 Rio 2100 for??
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1 Ylw Tang
1 Chocolate Starfish
2 Green Damsels
1 horse conch snail
1 cleaner shrimp
7 Turbo snails the Cone shaped
13 Trochus Snails
23 Red leg cortez hermits
7 Scarlet hermits
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Old 11-03-2003, 03:52 PM   #12
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Gobies and blennies are my first recommendations for new (freshly cycled) tanks followed by clowns, with damsels being controversial because of their attitude. Some of the bottom dwelling gobies like the popular watchman and diamond back might be small, but they are very, very hardy and good beginner fish. Tangs, angels and butterflys should be avoided until the tank becomes more mature.

Snails, hermit crabs, and sally lightfoot crabs are good additions for starters. Assuming of course you have algae growing on the rocks.

Shrimp are another matter. Cleaner shrimp and fire shrimp (similiar species) are a bit sensitive to new tanks, especially PH fluctuations. Coral banded shrimp are more hardy in regards to new tank syndrome, but more aggresive towards other shrimp. I've had my resident coral banded survive 3 tanks moves and a few ignorance induced ammonia spikes with no problems. He's getting bold enough and big enough to take chunks of meat from my hand as well.

Most mushrooms, especially the popular blue/green will do fine in your tank and will spread like crazy given a good food source. Place them up towards your lights.
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Old 11-03-2003, 04:24 PM   #13
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nice thanks for your help i think ill do mushrooms in a few weeks they are cool and relly nice what if i dont want them spreedign all over my tank?
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START DATE OCT. 11th 03
90 Gal AGA tank
Oceanic SUMP 2 bio balls, 3 filter pads,&Crbn
Magdrive 9.5 pump
triple 48inch strip light (3 48inch 50/50 6000K/ actinic bulbs 36 watts)
110 lbs live rock Fiji,Caribian, Keys rock
40lbs live sand 100lbs araganite
15lbs black reg.sand
Berlin Classic with turbo upgrade
2 Maxi JEt Power head 1200
1 Rio 2100 for??
___live stock___
1 Ylw Tang
1 Chocolate Starfish
2 Green Damsels
1 horse conch snail
1 cleaner shrimp
7 Turbo snails the Cone shaped
13 Trochus Snails
23 Red leg cortez hermits
7 Scarlet hermits
3 Halloween hermits
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