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Old 11-27-2011, 10:54 PM   #571
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My lfs's arent very "order" friendly. Thats' why the majority of my fish have come from online, except for my Tangs which I couldn't bear to have shipped and stressed.
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all of your tangs are shipped and stressed. it doesn't make sense for the lfs to not order you a fish. did you offer them a deposit? i would offer them a deposit and tell them as soon as you see it eat it's a done deal.
they don't pay more than 10-12 dollars for those fish...i don't see the risk on their part.
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:48 PM   #573
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I know, I've offered to pay in full even and still the fish I ask for never come in. I waited awhile for blue reef chromis, a midas blenny in vain and even the blue tang i got took a few weeks to get to the store. I'll try again when I go in on thursday and see what he says. I'm a real good customer and when I tell him I want something and he gets it then I buy it. It took months to get my blue mandarin for me. lol

I think I'll heed your advice about not shipping the butterfly. It will be a challenge enough without the added stress.
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:57 PM   #574
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I know, I've offered to pay in full even and still the fish I ask for never come in. I waited awhile for blue reef chromis, a midas blenny in vain and even the blue tang i got took a few weeks to get to the store. I'll try again when I go in on thursday and see what he says. I'm a real good customer and when I tell him I want something and he gets it then I buy it. It took months to get my blue mandarin for me. lol

I think I'll heed your advice about not shipping the butterfly. It will be a challenge enough without the added stress.
Bluezooaquatics shipped 2 to me with the food they were being fed there and they ate the hour I put them into my tank. Unfortunately my yellow tang wasn't very friendly and killed both of them with his pointy mouth. They were a vagabond and pearlscale butterfly fish
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Old 11-30-2011, 12:18 AM   #575
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Added an almost must have fish to my list.

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Two-line Monocle Bream

This would change my stocking though as it grows quite large. Been thinking of going with a Kleins butterfly instead, they are half the size of the saddlebacks and also seem easier to keep.

Also would like a purple tilefish

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Purple Tilefish

So my stocking would be:
kleins butterfly
half black angel
yellow brotuid
flame hawk
bi color goatfish
purple tilefish
yellow bream

Not sure how many wrasses i could fit in with 8 fish so that's up in the air.

Any thoughts anyone?

Also as a side note, I am prepared to sell the live rock out of the 55g and move it into the garage and slide the 90g in place soon even if I can't sell the whole setup. I am getting very impatient as i have everything I need to get the 90g rolling.
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http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...331&pcatid=331

I would REALLY recommend this fish! It's color is amazing, and there is no other lime green fish that I know of in the trade!
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Added an almost must have fish to my list.

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Two-line Monocle Bream

This would change my stocking though as it grows quite large. Been thinking of going with a Kleins butterfly instead, they are half the size of the saddlebacks and also seem easier to keep.

Also would like a purple tilefish

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Purple Tilefish

So my stocking would be:
kleins butterfly
half black angel
yellow brotuid
flame hawk
bi color goatfish
purple tilefish
yellow bream

Not sure how many wrasses i could fit in with 8 fish so that's up in the air.

Any thoughts anyone?

Also as a side note, I am prepared to sell the live rock out of the 55g and move it into the garage and slide the 90g in place soon even if I can't sell the whole setup. I am getting very impatient as i have everything I need to get the 90g rolling.
Nice choices of fish! I may be getting the Yellow Brotuid confused with another fish, but I thought they were very hard to take care of.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:31 AM   #578
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I like the green wrasse! Looks like a decent fish to add. I'll have to put him on the list of wrasses.

As far as my research has been on the brotulid it seems to point to it being a relatively easy fish to care for. But I'll take some more time and see if I come up with anything negative about them.

Thanks guys!
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Green Wrasse

I would REALLY recommend this fish! It's color is amazing, and there is no other lime green fish that I know of in the trade!
Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Clown Goby, Green
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Old 11-30-2011, 03:35 PM   #580
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lol. I have a green clown goby in my 20g now. I would like to get like one more when I upgrade that tank.
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