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Old 11-08-2013, 02:50 AM   #461
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:40 PM   #462
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So I just placed a liveaquaria order!!! I ordered the following:
5 blue green chromis
2 (mated pair) of filefish
1 copperband
1 midas blenny
1 blue spotted rabbitfish

Should be delivered tuesday! Very excited, these will be the first fish to go in this 180g.
The new led's are set for delivery most likely wednesday.

So anyone have any comments or opinions? I had to get the mated filefish from the diver den as they were out of stock in the regular section and the rabbitfish was also in that section. I have tried a midas blenny twice already but they both jumped so hopefully I will do better with this one. I wanted blue reef chromis but they were like $18 each so the cheaper chromis will have to do! LOL

Thanks for following for those that are! Lots of pictures to come next week!
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:44 PM   #463
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What kind of filefish? IMO, those blue/green chromis are a waste of money...you always seem to end up with just one....
I have an orange spot rabbit right now, and I think he's the sharpest fish in the tank.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:47 PM   #464
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I got the bristletail filefishes. and I know about the chromis, lol but Ihavent had the cheap ones yet so I figured I;d give them a try for $5 each. lol

Glad to hear the rabbit fish is a good choice, I have not had one as of yet but I was so close to the $225 free shipping so I added him on. Plus the divers den tends tohave fish you dont see everyday at the lfs.

Hope I made some good choices.

Thanks Mr. X for the lighting answers you proivded, I am 100% happy with what I ordered now.
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Another Festivus miracle!
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:06 PM   #466
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Hey X, since I have your attention, whats your experience with filefish and aipastias? I know the copperband can be a monster with them, as long as I can get him to start eating. lol I am not moving any rock with aipastia into this tank but just in case one slips by me. lol

I was thinking of maybe, just maybe putting some of the infected rock in another tank and putting the filefish in there to see if maybe I can save some of it.

When I say its infested, I mean it just that, its not one or two but hundreds maybe thousands of them between the three tanks. Some are almost as big as my hand, I let it go really badly and they are thriving.
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I have never seen my aptasia eating filefish eat aptasia. I have seen him take a nickel sized chunk out of one of my lps corals, but that's about it.
I have had much better luck with peppermint shrimp. A half dozen and don't feed them.
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haha, i bought ten a few weeks ago and they did eat a few but I only have 2 left now. :-(
no idea where the rest went, they didnt jump and I never found any dead really, I did fish one out but the other 7? no idea what became of them. they dont eat each other do they?
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No, but other things eat them. What inverts do you have?
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Just the regular crew, some hermits, some snails and a huge king crab. lol I've leanred to stock my inverts based on my likes rather than for a purpose. I've never had any sever algae issues so never felt the need to get that many.

I know there are berghia nudi's , but there arent many options for purchase and they are super expensive. Are there any other options?
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