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Old 02-07-2011, 11:04 AM   #11
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na..those fish are doomed if you try to keep them. most of the fish you have require MUCH larger tanks. that tank is headed for a crash.
did your LFS know what size tank you had when they sold you these fish?
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so what should i do ?
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Agree. All of those tangs need to be returned. 33gallons is far to small for those fish. Even when they are very small tangs are active swimmers that need a lot of room or they quickly get stressed. Hate to deliver the bad news but all the fish in that tank with the exception of the clowns should be returned for the health of the fish.
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if i was you i would take the tangs back to wear you got them from or get a much bigger tank i have a 300l tank and can only keep 1 tang just to give u a idea of how much swimming space they need. (some1 plz correct me if im wrong because im still new at this)
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:27 AM   #15
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na..those fish are doomed if you try to keep them. most of the fish you have require MUCH larger tanks. that tank is headed for a crash.
did your LFS know what size tank you had when they sold you these fish?
yea i bought everything from them and made sure that the same person served me all the time so he knows what i have got. the ony thing i bought from a difrent shop is the clownfish and the starfish.
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Old 02-07-2011, 11:42 AM   #16
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so what can i have in my tank ?
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I too have to agree that the tank is way overloaded. Any tangs in a tank that small let alone 3 will have problems.
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The clowns are the only fish that will be able to stay in your tank. All the other fish need tanks that are 4 feed wide at a minimum. You may be able to get one or two other small fish like gobies or blennies after you clear out some room. I would stop going to what ever fish store sold you all that since they really must not know what they are talking about.
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beside the tangs, the grunt and sweetlips also need a much larger tank. i would return the fish. i would go online and research any fish you like and find out their tank requirements first before purchasing. that store doesn't care about your tank or the fish they sell. they don't care if you throw money away and kill fish- either that or they just don't know any better. i would not trust their advice from now on.
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Definately take all but the clowns back,that sweetlips grow to 50cm in length,your just killing the fish now,where in the uk are you,and which store did you get them from,any chance of upgrading to a 200 g tank(thats whats needed for those fish without the sweetlip)plus I doubt your nano skimmer could keep up with the bio load in there.

Live rock in oxford cost 25/kg,
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