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Old 08-04-2008, 02:26 AM   #1
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Fish Suggestions? Fish that are not shy

I am going to be buying a new fish in a couple of weeks and would like some suggestions.

I have a 50 gallon FOWLR tank with 2 small clowns, a small goby, small valentini puffer and small Singapore Angel. The Tank as been running for 9 months now. All the fish get along fine.

I love the colors and the look of my Singapore Angel, but he is very shy, always hiding as soon as someone approaches the tank.

I would love a fish that is colorful, beautiful and has the size of an Angel, that doesn't hide every time I come to the tank. Its kind of hard to appreciate a fish that doesn't let you take a look at him up close.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.Thanks!

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Old 08-04-2008, 08:22 PM   #2
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Well, I have a Sailfin Tang. It is classified as aggressive. I would check to see how it would do with a Singapore Angel though...I dont even know what they look like. Also, they could messup your inverts and eat them.
Im looking at getting a Fame Angel- VERY colorful- but it is kind small, and alot of Nano Tanks get them b/c of that...Maybe you could add more fish though!

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any type of wrasse would be ideal. obviously ones that are reef safe but they are very friendly and swim around very active. also they bring a lot of color to the tank.
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A sailfin tang needs at least a 125 gallon tank. Specifically a 6 foot tank in length at least.

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