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Old 01-07-2013, 11:58 AM   #1
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40 gal stock ideas

I was wondering if anyone had an advice on some stock selections
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:52 PM   #2
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there's a million combinations you could do.
i'm assuming this is a fowlr since you're in the fowlr section.
do you have any interest in keeping inverts?
cherub angels are one of my favorite fish for a fowlr of that size.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:19 AM   #3
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Some of the coolest fish out there are flame hawk, school of chromis , leopard wrasse, naso tang purple tang borbonious anthias
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Some of the coolest fish out there are flame hawk, school of chromis , leopard wrasse, naso tang purple tang borbonious anthias
chromis are great fish, but a school in a forty is not a great idea. there will likely be fighting and even if not, that takes up most of his stock. leopard wrasse, tangs, and anthias all need larger tanks
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:29 AM   #5
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Oh woops I thought it said 90
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:16 AM   #6
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A clown, chalk bass, skunk cleaner shrimp, firefish, yellow headed jawfish-don't swim much, but put some shell lives by its burrow and he'll pile them up and they're super cute to watch, a couple cardinals (bangaii, PJ, orange-striped), royal gramma.
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Old 01-08-2013, 09:38 AM   #7
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valentini puffer (personal favourite), cherub angle or coral beauty, clowns, hawkfish, firefish, 6 line wrasse all pretty cool

In my 34 I have a valentini puffer, yellow headed sleeper goby, two false perc clowns, 2 cleaner shrimps and 2 peppermint shrimps all very active and cool fish/ inverts
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Thanks guys ill look into all of these


Anyone know much about dwarf lionfish?
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Thanks guys ill look into all of these

Anyone know much about dwarf lionfish?
Do a little more perching than your larger lionfish, but still have lots of personality. Out of the fuzzy, anyennata, zebra, and fu Manchu , the fuzzy is the "easiest". Very hardy and easy to get to eat frozen. Occasionally you will find rare color morphs.
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So it wouldn't be to troublesome in a 40 gal
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