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Old 02-07-2014, 01:42 AM   #1
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Mandarin goby or not

So the other day I was checking out my tank and found out from my live sand/rocks that I have pods knowing that mandarin gobies eat these can I add one there's a ton of pods for him to eat but I don't know if they will last him if not a mandarin then what else eats the pods that can be fed by frozen food and lastly anybody know a fish that looks like a mandarin and is a mid level fish thanks
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So the other day I was checking out my tank and found out from my live sand/rocks that I have pods knowing that mandarin gobies eat these can I add one there's a ton of pods for him to eat but I don't know if they will last him if not a mandarin then what else eats the pods that can be fed by frozen food and lastly anybody know a fish that looks like a mandarin and is a mid level fish thanks
If I remember correctly your tank is small and very young. Even though there appear to be thousands of pods and there probably are, a mandarin will wipe them out in a month. This fish consume an enormous amount. Unless you can get one already eating prepared foods I wouldn't do it. It will most likely die a slow death of starvation
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Oh ok what fish looks similar to a blue mandarin though
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Oh ok what fish looks similar to a blue mandarin though
Really none . They're pretty unique looking
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Ya haha no kidding what are some good colorful mid to top level fish
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I enjoy blennies and wrasses.
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Which would you recommend for a 37 gallon tank not a six line those things are well boring to me and they have to be invert safe and if I'm not mistaken aren't wrasses fish that eat inverts
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Which would you recommend for a 37 gallon tank not a six line those things are well boring to me and they have to be invert safe and if I'm not mistaken aren't wrasses fish that eat inverts
No there are plenty of reef safe wrasses. Hmm um Midas blennies are cool and bright yellow. A pair of clowns. Uh orchid dottyback
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I am getting 2 mocha clowns thankfully but an orchid dotty back I've never head of
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I am getting 2 mocha clowns thankfully but an orchid dotty back I've never head of
They're a very nice purple color
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