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Old 07-22-2013, 07:59 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Ivanthegod View Post
Personally I popped in 2 little clowns into a 75 gallon that has bin cycling with bio spira, biozyme, purple up, 180lbs of LR for maybe a month. Everything went great
3rd fish little blue tail damselfish who's still with me 3 years later and just a cut little fish!

With all that rock you were probably pretty much cycled. that helps tremendously. i try to always start a tank with ALOT of live rock so that my cycle is short or even non existent.

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I have a mix of many different saltwater fish amongst my tanks, but I love my Tangs most of all.
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Thanks for all the replies guys! I am going to start with two clowns. And then maybe add a CUC two weeks after. Its just a little unerving adding my first fish with this being my first time...

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I just added my first fish this week! Started with a black and white clown, a yellow watchman and a cleaner shrimp. The watchman jumped the overflow box the first night . The shrimp died on the second day. Turns out my salinity was too high even though my hydrometer was reading OK range. I added a much smaller second clown yesterday but am not gonna do anymore inverts until I get things more stable. Both clowns are happy and checking out every nook and cranny of the tank. They never separate from each other. When it came time to feed I was actually nervous! They gobbled it up like pros and I'm hoping the hermits eat the leftovers. Never noticed a blip on the water parameters.

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