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Old 03-24-2017, 10:35 AM   #1
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Saltwater start up/Stocking Help

I'm getting a 50 gallon tank this weekend and have decided i'm going to try a salt water/reef tank. I haven't done much research into stocking since i'm not in any rush. Below are a list of fish that I like, would it be possible to stock all of these in my tank? I do have a Green spotted puffer already he isn't aggressive towards other fish but if anything changes I don't have a problem moving him into another tank. Also I'm going to have a 10 gallon sump would you recommend having hang on back filters as well? I'm used to doing water changes and over filtering my tank because of the puffer already.

1 Green Spotted Puffer
Purple Dottyback
Gold Assessor Basslet
blue/green reef Chromis (would like 3 of these)
Green Mandarin
Firefish
Pajama Cardinal.
Red Sea Star
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Skip the star and the mandarin and the list seems fine. Those two have awful survival rates in captivity. The rest seems fine though
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