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Old 08-08-2013, 03:17 AM   #1
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Best dwarf angel for a reef tank

Which dwarf angelfish would be the best one to try for a reef tank
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Old 08-08-2013, 03:51 AM   #2
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My LFS owner swears that the Pygmy (cherub) angelfish is the most reef safe dwarf angel out there. I've never had experience with them. Most are hit or miss.

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Old 08-08-2013, 04:12 AM   #3
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My LFS owner swears that the Pygmy (cherub) angelfish is the most reef safe dwarf angel out there. I've never had experience with them. Most are hit or miss.

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Pygmy (Cherub) Angelfish
Cool fish. Except in Australia we rarely get them. Here the ones we mostly haw are the coral beauty angels, the bicolor angels, rusty angels, potters angel, lemon peel angel, flame angel.
I really like the potters angel
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Yeah my favorite is the potter's angel, but they seem to need larger tanks than the others (based on other sites than liveaquaria..like bluezooaquatics). Take a chance if you want. They seem to not pick on sps dominant tanks, but who knows. It depends on the individual specimen I suppose.
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Alright I may be removing some of my corals and way and just keeping a large
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Alright I might be removing most of my corals anyway and just keeping my large tree coral and my anemone.
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Angelfish love to pick on soft corals and sps. I have angelfish smaller than a quarter and they all most killed my softie.
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Angelfish love to pick on soft corals and sps. I have angelfish smaller than a quarter and they all most killed my softie.
Which angelfish you have?
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I had a flame and never had a problem with him. But you also have to remember all fish are different one may work another may not
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I had a flame and never had a problem with him. But you also have to remember all fish are different one may work another may not
The flame angel is the only angel I ever had live in my tank for any long term that didn't eat corals, BUT after a few month he too started nipping at my soft corals and my LPS but didn't mess with the sps I had back then.
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