Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > Show Off/Photography
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-26-2009, 10:42 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Bigbear California
Posts: 92
Personally I am in loove w/lionfishies....but still have way too many questions to (as of yet)take the plunge and go buy one:
How often...and "WHAT" do ya feed these guys that will keep them from munching-out on everybody else in the tank ??
I'd imagion that IF I purchased a smaller one...so small that it'd be hard to eat the clownfish and damsels and goby...that all would be well(???)for the moment..(??)..but what about as he gets bigger???
__________________

__________________
Harry Gross is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2009, 10:43 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
partypalooza5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,274
Send a message via AIM to partypalooza5 Send a message via Yahoo to partypalooza5
It's so beautiful! Wish I had one..
__________________

__________________
75G FOWLR Build

partypalooza5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2009, 11:04 AM   #13
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
eja206's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Southampton, UK
Posts: 163
that is absolutely beautiful
__________________
eleanor xx
eja206 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2009, 12:16 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 102
Wow! Who are his tankmates?
__________________
~Nature
Show your support for this site, vote NOW!
Barnature is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2009, 12:48 PM   #15
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Washington DC
Posts: 65
I saw one of these a few weeks ago, made me wish I had a large enough tank. One day. They are really beautiful fish.
__________________
miniflea84 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2009, 12:08 AM   #16
member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Tyler, Texas
Posts: 910
Send a message via AIM to MichaelsLilGray Send a message via Yahoo to MichaelsLilGray
Quote:
Originally Posted by Harry Gross View Post
Personally I am in loove w/lionfishies....but still have way too many questions to (as of yet)take the plunge and go buy one:
How often...and "WHAT" do ya feed these guys that will keep them from munching-out on everybody else in the tank ??
I'd imagion that IF I purchased a smaller one...so small that it'd be hard to eat the clownfish and damsels and goby...that all would be well(???)for the moment..(??)..but what about as he gets bigger???
he ate a couple of my damsals.. left me one.. and a clarkii.. he ate that too.. lol but he left my black percula, lawnmower blenny...

i hand feed him raw uncleaned shrimp and silversides for now.. going to add muscles to his diet soon =D
__________________
MichaelsLilGray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2009, 02:18 AM   #17
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
ORayRay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 63
beautiful fish, im thinking of getting a dwarf zebra lion, but havent taken the plunge yet, i was told by my LFS dont put fish in the tank with a lion if the fish could fit in its mouth, thats the rule ill probly go by
__________________
ORayRay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2009, 02:23 AM   #18
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 158
that is the general idea for a lion fish. aggressive fish with aggressive fish are typically in mind. A lot say if they age together in the tank they will not be as aggressive toward each other. However dont hold that to work.
__________________
Justin1989 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2009, 02:25 AM   #19
member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Tyler, Texas
Posts: 910
Send a message via AIM to MichaelsLilGray Send a message via Yahoo to MichaelsLilGray
ill hold that to work... my tiger oscar is 13" long... has been in a tank with loaches since he was brought home at 3" long.. the loach is smaller than the feeder fish i feed the oscar.. but he pays no attention to him.. the lionfish leaves the remainin damsal and the black percula alone.. and doesnt pay them any attention.
__________________
MichaelsLilGray is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2009, 10:20 AM   #20
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Bigbear California
Posts: 92
I am sooooooooo in love w/these guys !! Really.really want one for my 100gal display...."BUT" not so much so as to have him eating everybody who got here first.
I''ve recently heard something about..."if other fish are smaller than his mouth-they'll be okay" sorta thing.(??)
If this is true....how long would such a situation last...being as how everybody'd be growing up together??
My particular LFS has some little lions for sale...fairly cheap....who's little bitty mouths could not swallow my chromis/damsels etc who are already home.The temptation is enormus!!
One more Q : if well fed...would they basically wait for the OFFERED meals...this being a good PREVENTITIVE MEASURE onna daily basis...to insure a co-exsistance of a wide VARIETY of spiecies.(M-38(Mike) I'd especially like to hear from YOU on this one) Thankx folks!!
__________________

__________________
Harry Gross is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
lionfish

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Black skirt tetra has mystery black lip humblefishguy Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 7 07-18-2012 03:51 AM
Black Background / Black Substrate? 919 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 4 11-15-2008 06:00 PM
lionfish together slush Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 7 10-21-2008 08:14 AM
lionfish??? flame82 Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 4 03-22-2005 09:18 AM
lionfish saltcreep1025 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 2 12-02-2003 04:07 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.