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Old 04-04-2016, 09:33 AM   #11
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Old 04-04-2016, 09:44 AM   #12
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Not on here, I'm out of my pic limit on here and since I'm always on mobile anyway I just put my pictures on Instagram. Anyway, he's been a shy little thing but so far no problems at all with my six line or my clown pair. He's just not very photogenic yet. Don't really blame him though, he was the smallest tang in his display tank and has the small fin nicks and such to prove it.
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Old 04-04-2016, 11:39 PM   #13
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I'm thinking about starting off with 2 clowns and then slowly adding a coral beauty, a diamond goby and maybe a clean up crew. Any other suggestions? What makes up a good clean up crew?
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You might want to stay away from the Diamond Goby.It will starve to death in that size tank,especially with it being a new tank.


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You might want to stay away from the Diamond Goby.It will starve to death in that size tank,especially with it being a new tank.


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The tank is too big for him is what you're saying?
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No the tank isn't mature enough to allow the goby to feed naturally. Your sand bed doesn't have all the organisms built up in it


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Okay so I'll hold off on the goby then. I wasn't sure because I have 80 lbs of live sand so I thought he would be okay
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Starting fish

Live sand just means it has some beneficial bacteria on it. It takes time for the tank to mature and all all the sand dwelling worms and pods to occupy their niche in the tank. This is really what the goby would be eating.

I just wouldn't make the goby the first fish introduced.
Let the tank mature a bit first
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