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Old 09-02-2013, 09:46 PM   #11
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Would it be okay to have a couple anemones also?
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Would it be okay to have a couple anemones also?
definitely not, you will need much more equipment then you are planning on having
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:51 PM   #13
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definitely not, you will need much more equipment then you are planning on having
What else would I need?
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:56 PM   #14
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you will need lights powerful enough to sustain an anemone, a protein skimmer, live rock, powerheads and you definitely should not use tap water with anemone or coral. you will also need perfect water conditions and a stable environment for the anemone. they are not suggested in tanks less than 6 months old. if you want an anemone, you will need to get used to saltwater first and i would recommend trying some soft corals to start out with. if you have the equipment to house an anemone, you have the equipment to do a reef tank
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:00 PM   #15
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you will need lights powerful enough to sustain an anemone, a protein skimmer, live rock, powerheads and you definitely should not use tap water with anemone or coral. you will also need perfect water conditions and a stable environment for the anemone. they are not suggested in tanks less than 6 months old. if you want an anemone, you will need to get used to saltwater first and i would recommend trying some soft corals to start out with. if you have the equipment to house an anemone, you have the equipment to do a reef tank
I'll start with just the clown fish and maybe a couple shrimps then. I figured to get a hob protein skimmer
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Yeah anemones are difficult to keep they are cool with clowns if they will host them. Not all will though.
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Is it okay to keep shrimps with the fish? Sorry for asking a lot of questions
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Should be fine with shrimp. They will help keep tank clean and shouldn't bother the clowns.
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:16 PM   #19
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Is it okay to keep shrimps with the fish? Sorry for asking a lot of questions
yes that will be fine. you could also add a centerpiece fish, like a dwarf angel
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:22 PM   #20
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Coral beauty or flame angel would work and are both beautiful fish imo.
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