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Old 06-05-2009, 10:30 AM   #1
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is this good amount of fish for 55

im getting a 55 short and wanted to know if i could keep all these fish. adding maybe 2 to 3 a month

2 clown fish
2 banggai cardinals
1 hawk fish
1 diamond goby ( or goby and pistol shrimp pair)
1 coral beauty dwarf angelfish
1 bicolor blenny or something similar
six line wrass
one of the yellow wrasses or a cleaner wrasse
and maybe some other small fish

is this too many?
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Yep. I would skip the cleaner wrasse too because they tend to live off of fish parasites and can quickly starve in our home aquariums.
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Is this going to be a reef tank. If it is then the dwarf angel might not be a good thing. I know my two almost wrecked my reef.
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no it will be a fowler tank, i may get some corals, instead of the wrass i am fine with getting a cleaner shrimp
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