Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 10-22-2009, 10:19 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Beijing, China (originally Los Angeles)
Posts: 19
New Fish

Hey All,

My 65 US gallon FOWLR tank is finally stable and I'm thinking about adding either: a/two of the following:

purple tang, yellow tang, or flame angel.

My tank is 125cms long 45cms tall 45cms wide and currently has:

1x fire shrimp(?)
1x algae blenny (3inches)
1x blue tang (3inches had him for 3 months now, no growth)
1x neon blue goby (2inches)
1x yellow tail damsel (2inches)
1x ? damsel (1 1/2 inches
1x percula clown fish (1 1/2 inches)
2x black saddle back clown fish (4 inches total)

What does this forum recommend as far as personality, easy to take care of, beauty, tank compatability?

sleeper417 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2009, 10:24 AM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
austinsdad's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Accokeek, Maryland
Posts: 7,694
Why and when was it unstable?

No more tangs. That's a lotta fish already in my opinion.

What are you nitrate readings by the way?


"Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here we might as well dance!"

austinsdad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2009, 03:26 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: not here anymore
Posts: 5,338
Agree with austinsdad... no more tangs. Plus if I had what you listed already, I'd consider myself done. (Actually, I'd consider myself overstocked.)
Kurt_Nelson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2009, 08:05 PM   #4
Community Admin
melosu58's Avatar

Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 37,891
I agree. It looks like you are at your limit or over.
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-25-2009, 08:43 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Activist
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Posts: 206
Agreed, as it is that blue tang will get to large for your tank, i think it is recommended that they be in a 125g tank or atleast a 6ft tank.
MCluett is offline   Reply With Quote

new fish

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Photo Contest Winners

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.