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Old 03-23-2015, 07:59 PM   #1
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Fish safe eel.

I've got a few Azure damsels, black ice clowns and a coral beauty in my 85 gal tank no corals just rock. I would like to put a serpent or a lion fish in their. Would my fish be ok around a green wolf eel or a volitan lion fish ?
If not. Aszide from a dwarf lion would anyone have a suggestion on what might be the safest of serpent or lion fish ??



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Both of those will end up consuming your fish most likely. Lionfish can eat fish much larger than you'd think they can.
Have you looked at a snowflake eel? It is one of the smaller eels. Even if you didn't want to go the eel route, the engineer blenny has a very similar look and is not aggressive.
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Yup. I second the engineer goby.
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No lion fish or eels are safe around other fish. As soon as they can swallon them, they are gone.

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