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Old 01-20-2010, 09:52 AM   #1
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Stocking list for my 75 Gallon will be as follows:

2 Ocellaris Clowns
3 Pajama Cardinals
1 Firefish
1 Royal Gramma
1 Bicolor Chromis
1 Bicolor Dwarf Angel

Will I be ok with this stock list? Should I stock them in this order?
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I would imagine that list looks pretty good. The order looks good also.
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Might want to o with 2 or more firefish from what I've heard they do best in pairs or something.
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Firefish tend to be loners. At work we just put 2 in a 550g display and sadly only one remains due to aggression. If you can purchase a pair then go for it. I'd stock it this way:

1 firefish
3 PJ cardinals
2 Ocellaris clowns
1 royal gramma
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Sounds like a sweet stocking list.
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Sounds like a sweet stocking list.
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Old 01-21-2010, 10:23 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone.

Quick question. Would it be possible to add the 3 cardinals and the 1 firefish to start or would it be too much of a bio load.

Did a fishless cycle with pure ammonia, about 1-2ppm every other day. I used to fully stock my mbuna tanks after a cycle of this type and never had any problems. Just not sure about SW.

Should I be safe and just add the firefish and maybe 1 cardinal. Then a week later 2 more cardinals?
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Cardinals don't add much too the bioload so you might be good.
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Personally, I wouldn't combine species in the quarantine tank. I'd do it in the order, and quantity, that Innovator mentioned.
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Well, I actually don't have a problem with combining species in a QT (I do it often) as long as they are somewhat compatible. I have more of a problem combining conspecifics because of aggression. If you wanted to combine fish in a QT, say 20g, I would just have the PJ cards and the firefish. I would QT clownfish/pairs separately from other fish. The gramma, chromis, and dwarf angel could be QT'd together.
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