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Old 01-14-2008, 10:12 PM   #11
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Not that I'm mr experience but every time I see a Yellowtail Blue Damsel in a tank it's usually trying to hide.
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Old 01-15-2008, 09:17 AM   #12
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IME, my gramma and blenny did not get along because of similar body shape, so I could only imagine what a firefish and gramma might do...
my yellow tailed damsel was a very docile fish, never caused a fight. He was actually the one that was "picked on" most by my clown (I know they are the same family) but he never fought back...
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My damsels killed off my royal gramma.
I agree with severum, the royal gramma won't get along with it's own kind but should be ok with a firefish (keep in mind, firefish are known jumpers). Mine carpet surfed, and still MIA.
If you are dead set on the damsel, add it last.
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Of all the damsels the yellow tail is the least aggressive. At least IME. I have two in my 29 FOWLR tank.
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:39 PM   #15
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In an effort to keep the bioload a bit, I would skip the damsel for the reasons already mentioned.
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:59 AM   #16
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I guess I'll try Royal Gramma, Sixline Wrasse, False Percula Clownfish, and Purple Firefish.
Would that be OK?
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i would say yes... thats a good list... and fi you feel like adding one more i would make it another clown, they look astonishing when they pair and mate
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I have a royal gramma and a purple firefish in my along with a False Perc and a Bicolored Blenny. They all love eachother. Id drop the damsel, they are nasty and often times can be a pain in any tank. Just my 2 cents.
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OK I now have this tank tocked with Royal Gramma, Sixline Wrasse, False Percula Clownfish. They are all great fish and I thank everyone for their help. I also got three blue legged crabs and I'm working on the snails.

Now, today I was at the LFS and they had banded shrimp. I thought they were quite striking and I was wondering if they would work well w/ my tank?
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I like your selection but yeah, I'm not so sure about the damsel. If you REALLY like it then drop the firefish as opposed to the gramma.
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