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Old 10-28-2003, 11:06 AM   #1
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Tassle File

My wife has recently fallen in love with the tassle file at the LFS. We were told that the tassle file is a hardy fish, but it just looks so fragile. I'm a little concerned about it 'making it' in our 75g FOWLR. The current residents are:

2 clowns
1 six-line wrasse
1 coral beauty
1 flame angel

Do you guys have any experience with keeping the tassle file? Is the 75g large enough with my current residents? TIA
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Old 10-28-2003, 11:21 AM   #2
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No personal experience, but here is an article on filefish from www.wetwebmedia.com

http://www.wetwebmedia.com/filefish.htm

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You may have problems with the Angels picking on the Tasseled Filefish. IME, they are pretty hardy but not as hardy as their distant relative the triggerfish. They are a shy fish also. All the Tasseled Filefish I have seen all look real skinny, but I guess that is just the way they are.
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The angels may be a problem, but if he is of good size, I think he would be fine in there.

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