Originally Posted by mandown123
I don't see why you heard you need a refugium. This fish does not eat copepods. This is a fish that will absolutely eat your zooanthids and nip at corals. That is the thing to consider. If you are building a fish only system, this fish needs lots of live rock to feel "at home". No refugium is needed.
According to information on the Net and in Fenner's book, it needs to have a refugium to thrive. But then again, he could be wrong. I have been able to keep the Powder Blue and Madarin fish alive (and thriving) that he said would not survive more than three months in an average system. I have yet to see a bicolor angel fish alive and thriving in all LFS
tanks that I have visited. DP