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Old 11-06-2008, 08:50 PM   #1
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New Tank and Critters

Well not a brand new tank but rather a new-to-me tank. A friend was generous enough to give me his entire 90 Gal SW setup.

So in addition to the hardware, I now have a few new critters.

1 Blue Tang
1 yellow Tang
1 Bristletooth Tomini Tang
1 Starry Blenny
7 Green Chromis
1 Clarkii Clownfish
1 Coral Banded Shrimp
1 Purple/orange Reef lobster
5 Mushroom polyps
1 Scarlet Hermit
A dozen or so Zebra Hermits

All are now in the tank including a few fish I had in a 46 gal tank. they are all getting along now but when I was doing the upgrade all the fish were kept in a 29 gal tank so some fins got nipped a bit by the more aggressive Clarkii.

No pics yet but I will post some soon
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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lets c some pics.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:01 PM   #4
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90 Gal FTS


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Old 11-13-2008, 02:02 PM   #5
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Some pics of my new Critters


Blue Tang


Yellow Tang (Hiding - hard to get a pic of him)


Bristletooth Tomini Tang ( unfortunately he didn't make it. his belly was distended and was really breathing heavy for a few days until I found him behind a rock on his back )


Starry Blenny


Clarkii Clownfish ( With his BTA)


Coral Banded Shrimp


Purple/orange Reef lobster - this is the only time I got to take a pic of him. In the DT he's always behind the rocks hiding


On a sad note on my Tiger Watchman Goby decided to do away with his aquatic life and jumped out of my 29 QT Tank while I was upgrading to the 90 Gal. RIP.
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Old 11-13-2008, 03:27 PM   #6
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That`s a nice pic of the reef lobster. I have one that I`ve seen maybe 5 times in 6 yrs. Not much for being a centerpiece attraction. LOL
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Very nice job with the tank.

That lobster is amazing.
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Nice tank and pics! I agree that lobster is amazing! What does he eat?
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They are scavangers. They just get what`s available. Excellent Janitor. Just dont get one if you are getting it to watch it in your tank. They only come out when the lights go out.
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Old 11-13-2008, 09:29 PM   #10
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Ziggy Thanks! it took me a little while to get things setup. I still have some room in the tank and I'm going to add some more rocks when they arrive. Had a bit of a diatom bloom but it looks like its starting to burn itself out.

Melosu58 is correct on the lobster. they scavenge what they can. Its a very nice looking lobster but since putting it in the display tank it has remained in hiding. I was only able to take that pic when he was in the QT tank.
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