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Old 06-20-2010, 09:58 AM   #1
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what size aquarium do I need

after deciding to return my 2 inch Foxface because he killed one of our new chromis in our saltwater tank, if I decide to keep him in a separate tank what size tank do I need to make his life a happy one. I won't be adding any additional fish maybe a snail or two. He'll have the aquarium to himself.
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A Foxface lo should be in a 70 gallon or larger aqaurium as they can grow to 8 or 9".
They have very small mouths and are algae eaters. So how did it kill a chromis?
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I personally dont think he killed the chromis either. If you have more than one chromis then they killed each other but that`s a story for another day. What are your size constraints? As Cmor said the foxface needs a 75 gallon tank.
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Old 06-21-2010, 02:09 PM   #4
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foxface trouble

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Foxface is a dead issue. I'm ing knowing our 30gal. SW tank is cycled and all aboard are happily swimming around. I'm also ing because I know we'll go bigger in the distant future. I think a 50/55 gal. would fit in our living room but we'd have to find a larger cabinet. From what I've seen here at AA, browsing through all your beautiful aquariums going 50/55 requires a lot more equipment than just a water pump and heater. Anyway, right now we're very pleased with what we have now. I think growing slowly is the best way to go. cmor1701d..how big is your sailfin tang? He's beautiful.
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What size aquarium do I need? The answer is always "Bigger".
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Foxface is a dead issue.
lol, did you order a hit on him or something? sounds so mob boss.
don't you worry about ol' foxface..hes swimming with the..uh..i mean not swimming..with......****...
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Jimbo: Be afraid be very afraid. I love a good sense of humor. A good laugh does a lot of good. As soon as I get photos I'll add them to my profile. I have a small 10 gal. fresh and the SW tank is 30 gal. Can I put you on my buddy list?
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Sure, looking forward to those pictures.
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