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Old 12-11-2013, 06:01 PM   #1
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75 g reef
Started just a little over a month ago. Cycled and contains 1 tang and 1 arrow crab. I want to know the compatibility of the fish I am about to list off in the order of the ones I want most. And also how many fish would be safe in my tank.
1. Green mandarin goby
2. Snowflake eel
3. Juvenile blue ring angel
4. Wrasse (any kind)
5. Flame angel
6. Long nose hawk fish
7. Lionfish
8. Fox face

No need to tell me that putting the eel in the tank is a risk, I already know. Please only tell me if you know what fish will be compatible and how many fish I can have safely. Please only respond if you know what you are doing. Thank you!
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Old 12-11-2013, 06:32 PM   #2
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Your arrow crab would be a meal to start with if not for the eels for the lion a lion also would eat mandarin and any other fish small enough to fit in its mouth. Eels are unlikely to eat fish apart from I'd be wary of the mandarin but once they have taste for fish they keep eating them. The amount of fish would come down to filtration personally you need to add slowly then you can work out what effect the fish have on the bioload. I have also heard horror stories of adding fish to a tank with a yellow tang as they are very territorial ( only know as debating getting one too but I'm leaving mine till last for that reason)
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Also defo wouldn't put the blue ring angle in that tank too big and active. Yellow tang and lions would be pushing it too but may be possible just keep an eye on them
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Tank is too young for a mandarin first off. The angel will get too large quickly for a 75g tank as well. And finally the lion may be ok depending on which one you are adding. What kind of tang is in the tank already?
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75 g reef
Started just a little over a month ago. Cycled and contains 1 tang and 1 arrow crab. I want to know the compatibility of the fish I am about to list off in the order of the ones I want most. And also how many fish would be safe in my tank.
1. Green mandarin goby
2. Snowflake eel
3. Juvenile blue ring angel
4. Wrasse (any kind)
5. Flame angel
6. Long nose hawk fish
7. Lionfish
8. Fox face

No need to tell me that putting the eel in the tank is a risk, I already know. Please only tell me if you know what fish will be compatible and how many fish I can have safely. Please only respond if you know what you are doing. Thank you!
I wouldn't put the mandarin with the wrasse or lion. The wrasse will outcompete it for pods and the lion will eat it. The bluering angel is not reef safe as it will eat coral. It will also get way to big for that tank. I'd either stick to fish that will be peaceful or go with a semi aggressive reef. For a community reef I'd get the mandarin, foxface, flame angel and some other peaceful fish. For a semi aggressive I'd get the eel, wrasse, hawk, flame angel and a fuzzy dwarf lion.
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They say the blue ring angel can do well in a 55 g. I have a yellow tang. How many fish do you think can comfortably fit in a 75 g?
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They say the blue ring angel can do well in a 55 g. I have a yellow tang. How many fish do you think can comfortably fit in a 75 g?
Who says this? That is a large angel that gets to be a foot and swims a lot. Liveaquaria reccomends a 220 gallon tank for it. It all depends on the fish if you want the predator fish they have a much higher bioload and thus you would only be able to keep like 5-6 fish. If you go with smaller reef friendly fish you could probably fit 10-11 depending on filtration.
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No says that and all depends on the fish you pick?
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Go look at petco and they say that it goes in a 55+
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Ignore that liveaquaria is much better place to get a decent idea from
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