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Old 04-15-2014, 04:54 PM   #1
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Im new to this an was wanting to get a male an female Dragonet fish but wasnt sure if they would be ok with a clownfish an a blue hippo tang that I already have.

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How large and old is your tank? Mandarins require a huge population of copepods to feed on. Not an easy fish to maintain.
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I have a 55 gal
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How long has it been setup for? I probably wouldn't do it unless you can find one eating frozen foods
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I've had it a little over a week but I bought it from someone else who had it awhile.
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You bought it with the livestock it has? That hippo is way to large for that size tank. I believe it's quite had to find a mated pair of dragonets. I used to have a single one in my 55 but unfortunately even with a huge amount of live rock he decided that he didn't want to eat frozen foods anymore and depleted the pod population in a matter of weeks. That was after is had him over a year... How much rock is in it?
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Oh geez I didn't even see the male and female part. Yeah definitely no in a 55. I believe mr. Saltwater tank got rid of his mates pair in a 300 because there weren't enough pods for them
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I found a male an female an what do you mean it's to big for my tank?
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I found a male an female an what do you mean it's to big for my tank?
Hippo tangs get over a foot. It will outgrow your tank size. They need a 180 gallon tank as an adult.
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It's been in the tank ever since it was first bought
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