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Old 02-02-2013, 09:55 PM   #1
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How many fish in a 20?

How many fish would you guys say I could put in a 20 gallon long.
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1 clown
1 sand sifting star
1 snowflake eel

I was think getting a puffer. Is that possible.
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You could go with one clown, but be careful what kind..... some can get quite large. A tank-raised Ocellaris would probably be your best bet.
Tank is way too small for a Snowflake, and there aren't any puffers that I know of that will work in a 20.
I'd wait for any kind of starfish..... they need well established systems in order to have enough to eat.
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How many fish would you guys say I could put in a 20 gallon long.
Current:
1 clown
1 sand sifting star
1 snowflake eel

I was think getting a puffer. Is that possible.
Is say your done. The snowflake eel needs a 55 gallon minimum. You might want to re home it. The clown is fine IMO and so is the star.

If you re homed the eel you could do a goby and pistol shrimp pair.

Those snowflake eels can get aggressive also.
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Is say your done. The snowflake eel needs a 55 gallon minimum. You might want to re home it. The clown is fine IMO and so is the star.

If you re homed the eel you could do a goby and pistol shrimp pair.

Those snowflake eels can get aggressive also.
I'm going to upgrade pretty soon.
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I'm going to upgrade pretty soon.
Ok, what are you upgrading to and how soon?

What other fish appeal to you?
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Probably a 40 breeder. I heard they are better than a 55 and probably 2-5 months.
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Ok, what are you upgrading to and how soon?

What other fish appeal to you?
Fish: puffers fox face those kind of fish
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40 breeders are great due to the footprint they have. Honestly you could get away with the eel in a 40b although its not ideal, they grow up to 2' in home aquariums. Are you gonna continue to try and do a reef or switch to fowlr?
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40 breeders are great due to the footprint they have. Honestly you could get away with the eel in a 40b although its not ideal, they grow up to 2' in home aquariums. Are you gonna continue to try and do a reef or switch to fowlr?
I'm probably going to do a fwolr
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