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Old 01-28-2012, 10:29 PM   #1
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Need help with picking fish for a 40 breeder

This is my first saltwater tank it's a 40 breeder that will be a reef tank I know I want two clowns but can't decide what other fish I'd like to put in there does anybody have any suggestions for a tank the size for a beginner
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:32 PM   #2
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Flasher wrasse
Royal gramma
Bangaii cardinal
Orange striped cardinal
6 line wrasse
Yellow watchman goby
Midas blenny
B&w clowns
Red Firefish
Purple firefish
Orange striped prawn goby...
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:34 PM   #3
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Clowns (may cause agression)
Royal gramma
Bangaii cardnal
Pajama cardnal
Yellow watchman goby
Scissortail dartfish
Midas blenny
Flame angel (if its not a reef)
Six line wrasse
Flasher wrasse
Bicolor blenny
Fire fish
Purple fire fish
Dottyback

Lol i hope my list and gboys list dont have all the same fish!
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Thanks guys the clowns are a must my 2 year old son would kill me if I didn't get a nemo
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Lol is it okay to just get one clown? Or maybe a black one and a regular orange one to reduce agression/ get one that is larger then the other.
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I guess one would be fine I thought it was best to get two of the same and not mix them
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Oh ya one would be much less agressive then two! Good luck!
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:43 PM   #9
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A tank that size personally id stick to gobies and dartfish with your clown they all stay fairly small and are very peaceful
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A tank that size personally id stick to gobies and dartfish with your clown they all stay fairly small and are very peaceful
There are many more options than just gobies and dartfish. Small wrasse, cardinals, blennys, dwarf angels for a FOLWR...
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