Originally Posted by BigRedsReefs10
yes, lions are messy fish and having one will effect the water quality enough that the mantis won't do well.
I also would strongly recommend slowing down, a newly cycled tank isn't ready for a mantis. They are sensitive and need stability that's just not there in a new tank, especially with a first time sw
+1 I believe that it was discussed in your other threads that it would be best to just stick with the mantis only for now. Getting some time under your belt first with this delicate creature while exploring possible directions to go forward later on would be my advice. A mantis only tank is my dream but I'm still learning SW
with a nano and it's only been not quite a full year for me.
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