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Old 01-04-2006, 04:11 PM   #1
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If you guys read my other posts I am setting up a 54 gallon corner tank. I just wanted to know what fish I should get, here is what I thought.

orgianlly 3 percula clowns but I heard that a even number is good so
2 or 4 clowns, which amount will be better?

blue hippo tang
yellow tang
royal gramma
and possibly long nose butterfly

are these good choices?
what would be good?
do they get along?
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Old 01-04-2006, 07:44 PM   #2
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scratch the blue hippo tang they get too big and even if you dont care about that they tend to get itch in smaller tanks, ideal list for a 54 would be id say, 2 perculas, royal gramma, six line wrasse and possibly a yellow tang.. then say a cleaner shrimp a starfish or 2 and some snails and blue legs.. also a jawfish would be neat or a yellow watchman.
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How about a few (3-5) reef chromis ? Really pretty schoolers!
One pair of clowns is probably best.
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I guess one pair of clowns would be better, but does anybody know why? Will they fight?
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get the smallest ones they have that way they will develope into a pair. They will fight at first to determine which will be the dominate female. In a larger system you could get away with 2 pairs but in a tank that size its not a good idea to have more the 2 because of aggression and territory issues.
Add at the same time.
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Actually scratch ALL tangs. THey should be kept in a 75 minimum.

I would get 2 clowns ( pair), 1 royal gramma, a watchman goby, and maybe 1 or two other similar sized fish.
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My problem with the tangs is that they dont have any swimming room. In a 100+ tank they are long and provide plenty of length for swimming. The corner tank just doesn`t provide that.
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