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Old 12-21-2009, 02:49 PM   #1
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Question 55 Gallon Stock List

Purchasing in this order:

True Percula
Cleaner Shrimp
Snails
Hermit Crabs
Firefish Goby
Watchman Goby
Sixline Wrasse
Pygmy Flame Angel?
Bicolor Blenny
Mandarin Fish
Coral Beauty

Any advice? What do you think? Thanks in advance!


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Is this FOWLR or Reef? My 2 cents (worth much less) below.

A 55 is probably too small for a Mandarin. They need a healthy, established pod population to really sustain them.
Pygmy Flame Angel / Coral Beauty- Either of these may nip corals and may not get along. I would choose one or the other and keep a close eye on them.
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Can you separate the lists out and add some more detail please!!It would be more helpful!!other than that and the post above you should be fine with all those fish.And add the clean up crew first.
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I doubt the snails will survive with the crabs in there. I've never had any success with the crabs simply eating the snails.

Personally, there's too many fish in that list for a 55G. I have that size and I would never stock that much, particularly the two angels.
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