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Old 09-08-2011, 12:34 AM   #141
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Looks like its gonna be a little bit longer before i get a 75 gallon tank. I didnt get as much money as i had hoped for my birthday so im gonna save up until i have enough. And i went to my LFS today and he had a midas blenny and it was really pretty i like him and there was a bunch of other fish two that i havent seen before.
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:35 PM   #142
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I decided I really want a green mandarin too so would this be good with the other fish
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:37 PM   #143
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So here's my plan now...
1 Platinum Clownfish
1 B&W Clownfish
1 Longnose Butterflyfish
1 Two Spot Bristletooth Tang
1 Tail Spot Blenny
1 Orange Spotted Prawn Goby
1 Red Stripe Angelfish (actually not sure but I know I want a dwarf angel)
Then clean up crew...
Hermit Crabs
Snails
2 Peppermint Shrimp
This is the stock
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:46 PM   #144
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The mandarin is 99% going to be trouble... They are the pickiest eaters alive, and almost always only eat pods. You'll need a large population of pods in your tank to sustain the feeding. Otherwise you'll be spending $30 per week feeding bottled pods.

They starve easily, and are not easy fish. It is very rare to find any success stories. There's probably 1000 threads on AA about mandarin care, if you're interested, do a quick search.
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:48 PM   #145
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Yes, mandarin's can be difficult to care for. I found an article on Mandarin's on the internet for you

Melevsreef.com - Mandarin Care
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:58 PM   #146
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The mandarin is 99% going to be trouble... They are the pickiest eaters alive, and almost always only eat pods. You'll need a large population of pods in your tank to sustain the feeding. Otherwise you'll be spending $30 per week feeding bottled pods.

They starve easily, and are not easy fish. It is very rare to find any success stories. There's probably 1000 threads on AA about mandarin care, if you're interested, do a quick search.
Ya I heard they were hard to care for but I'm will to try. How to get a population of pods?
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Yes, mandarin's can be difficult to care for. I found an article on Mandarin's on the internet for you

Melevsreef.com - Mandarin Care
Thanks so much I'll read it
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Old 09-17-2011, 05:07 PM   #148
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New stock list...
Pair of B&W Clownfish
1 Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish
1 Tailspot Blenny
1 Randalls Goby
1 Spotted BristletoothTang
1 Green Mandarin
1 Cherub Angelfish

Clean Up Crew...
Hermit Crabs
Snails
2 Peppermint Shrimp

Good or bad? I want a foxface but I think the tank is already full. And I'm going to try and het a really good population of copepods for the mandarin and wait till the tank has been established for a while before adding it.
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Old 09-17-2011, 10:59 PM   #149
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Seriously does no one want to help? Lol I guess I'll just just get all these fish...
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Old 09-17-2011, 11:18 PM   #150
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I also like the red head solon fairy wrasse....
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