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Old 01-03-2014, 07:41 PM   #801
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I've never had one that caused any major issues, but I suppose there's some who have. I've also had a yellow mimic tang that decided it liked to eat $1500.00 chalices.....ya never know.
You paid $1500.00 for a chalice? What type? Any pics?
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Old 01-03-2014, 07:43 PM   #802
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If keeping a pygmy angel from eating coral is as simple as keeping it fed I think i may have that covered. lol SInce the mandarin is going in this tank I will be feeding multiple times daily. How about a lemonpeel? I LOVE the bright yellow and blue eye thing, I had one for a few days a few years ago but she didnt make it. One of the few fish that came from liveaquaria that died before its time.
I was also thinking of a firefish, or should I maybe put the firefish into the 180g as it has lids? The firefish that I did have never jumped or made any indication that they wanted to jump. lol
I'm trying to get excited again at the prospect of stocking, to be honest I havent had much fish "desire" lately which I chalk up to losing so many fish in such a short time frame, more so because I really really wanted them to make it. Since stocking is one of the best parts of keeping a tank I figure I'll concentrate on that for now and see if it doesnt get me jazzed up.
I'm really thinking the angel will be a good choice. Great suggestions guys, thanks. Now, what else to add? The fish I have for the 60g will be mainly small, except for the eventual growing of the perc clowns so I know I have a ton of room to go. Any ideas on any out of the ordinary fish? I love to have different fish that you dont see in tanks everyday. lol
Ive had my flame for 5 months now and hes never even taken a look at any corals. I used to have a lemon peel but he ate half my lps's.
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Old 01-03-2014, 07:46 PM   #803
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I like the stop light red cardinals, very different, great options red! I want some color in the tank so that might fit the bill.

ANyone else have an opinion or experience with the lemonpeels?
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:42 PM   #804
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I like the stop light red cardinals, very different, great options red! I want some color in the tank so that might fit the bill.

ANyone else have an opinion or experience with the lemonpeels?
Ive never seen one in a reef tank.
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Old 01-03-2014, 10:33 PM   #805
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The flasher or longfin wrasses would be colorful swimmers. I'm a big fan of fire fish as well. I was about to get a lemon peel but my lfs said they eat, not nip, corals so I decided against it. I can't wait to see the rimless project by the way, very clean and sleek look.
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I like the stop light red cardinals, very different, great options red! I want some color in the tank so that might fit the bill.

ANyone else have an opinion or experience with the lemonpeels?

Yep, Cardinals are pretty awesome! In 2011, I had a Lemonpeel. He was a beautiful fish, and I had him for a few weeks. From what I can remember, feeding was a bit stressful for me, but I think he began to come around. He probably passed due to inadequate water quality, as I was just getting back in the hobby back then.
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We've got a lemon peel in our display tank at the fish store I work at. It's loaded with mainly soft coral but everything seems intact and he's been a model citizen. I just make to sure to feed daily and supplement with nori.
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You paid $1500.00 for a chalice? What type? Any pics?
Nooooo! I would never pay a lot of money for corals. That was the reason I got into the retail business, because The prices folks drove certain corals up to was absurd. It was a "Tyree watermelon chalice" , and I came to that price by the size of it, and what tiny frags of it were selling for at the time.
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Nooooo! I would never pay a lot of money for corals. That was the reason I got into the retail business, because The prices folks drove certain corals up to was absurd. It was a "Tyree watermelon chalice" , and I came to that price by the size of it, and what tiny frags of it were selling for at the time.
Oh lol that sould have been devistating to loose a $1500 chalice!
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Sold the biocube tonight. Its been on craigslist for a few weeks and some guy just called me today and just left with it all. Got my asking price, no haggling, but I really miss it already.
Had to setup an emergency tank for the fish and corals since it was so last minute. It looks like either the linear blenny was in a rock that went with the tank or jumped somewhere onto the floor that I cant find.
So the fish and coral will stay in the 25g til the stand for the 60g is done, hopefully this weekend. For fish we are at: 2 percula clowns, two clown gobies and the mandarin.
Looks like there will be lots of stocking to do!
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