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Old 11-25-2013, 09:17 AM   #31
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Thinking about getting ready for stocking soon

Any ideas from anyone?

My list so far is as follows;

CUC;
2 fire shrimp
2 cleaner shrimp
6 hermit crabs (blue legged)
10 mixed snails (don't know of any that are the nicest looking)
2 emerald crabs
2 Halloween crabs

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3 Chromis (is it best to keep them in multiples of three?)
Pair of onyx/maroon clowns
Watchman goby
2 blue/yellow damsels
A small yellow/regal/purple tang and as they start to get too large for the tank swap them out to a friends larger tank.

I also REALLY want a lion fish, but I assume 120Litres is too small for one?

Please tell me if this is too much..

Thanks, Olly!
That tank is a bit over 30 gallons. I'd skip the damsels they are jerks. Chromis are fine but they will probably kill each other until you have one. IMO that tank is to small for maroons, why not some ocellaris? Also, why get a tang for a tank that is way to small? I understand your mindset but it will be a pain to catch and needs a bigger tank. No lion if you want it to be a reef with inverts and all. 9 fish is to many for that size tank IMO. I'd stick to 5, maybe 6 and those maroons will own that small tank if you go with them.
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By the / I meant one or the other of the tangs Carey ! Oh well we will have to leave them then!
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:30 AM   #33
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True, the maroons in the LFS are bloody huge! What does occ mean?? Sorry to be a noob!
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:31 AM   #34
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Power head is going well too! Just tweaked with the angle for about half an hour and got it perfect!
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:33 AM   #35
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Ah ocellaris are just the common ones don't know where occ came from!

Thanks for the advice, does the clean up crew list seem okay to you?
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True, the maroons in the LFS are bloody huge! What does occ mean?? Sorry to be a noob!
Sorry meant to spell out occelaris clownfish haha. They come in all types of morphs and only get about 3". They are also a lot less aggressive than maroons.
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Oh ocellaris are just the common ones, sounds good! Does the list of CUC sound okay to you guys?
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Cuc looks ok. though two each of the shrimp might be a tad much. I would get one of each and go from there
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Oh I missed the onyx clowns, those would be fine . And cuc looks fine to me too.
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Thanks guys! I've gone for the ocellaris clowns. Got them home and acclimatised. Seem to be doing well. Having a little fight between the two of them though. Is this normal?
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