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Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-30-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By specialk
A lion can eat 1/2 it's body size, since this...

A lion can eat 1/2 it's body size, since this lion is still small but will grow much faster than your mandarin, it is a matter of time. If your lion is fed properly it should reach 8-10 inches in...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-24-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
It depends what species of lion, they can eat 1/2...

It depends what species of lion, they can eat 1/2 their body size, so keep this in mind when placing your lion with a coral beauty.

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-24-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
Thank You Fluff, I do like my lions...... ...

Thank You Fluff, I do like my lions......

TIA, some times you can not avoid live foods, if you need to feed live try ghost shrimp but feed the shrimp something nutritional first (gut load), you...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-22-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
Another problem is many puffers get large and the...

Another problem is many puffers get large and the smaller puffers are known for nipping.....LOL


Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-22-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
It is possible but risky, Puffers are known for...

It is possible but risky, Puffers are known for picking at lions and can pick them to death, in turn a lion can sting a puffer and kill it. I keep both species in my 300g but I keep a close eye on...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-22-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
A lion can swallow 1/2 it's body size, so even if...

A lion can swallow 1/2 it's body size, so even if it can not eat the Shrimp/goby & clown right now, it will grow fast enough to eventually eat them, These fish will be at risk if added with a lion. ...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-20-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By specialk
Since there is a size difference in these two...

Since there is a size difference in these two lions, what size tank do you have? How is your Filtration?

A Volitan grows very fast and reaches 12-15 inches in the first 18 months. Antennata Lions...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-06-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,196
Posted By specialk
Not long...... Volitans grow very fast, a 2 inch...

Not long...... Volitans grow very fast, a 2 inch juvenile will grow 8-10 inches in the first year and should reach around 15 inches by the time they are 18 months.

A young Volitan will not...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-20-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By specialk
Not so strange, I had to get rid of a unicorn...

Not so strange, I had to get rid of a unicorn tang because it bullied my lions, my tank is a 300g and that was not enough space for that tang....lol

Your lion will grow faster than the clowns and...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-20-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By specialk
I have to agree it is risky ....... Kaye

I have to agree it is risky .......

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-15-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By specialk
If this is a FOWLR tank, I would also leave the...

If this is a FOWLR tank, I would also leave the fish in, leave the lights out during the day and just turn them on at night for a few hours. Even after the algae is gone you can run your lighting...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 04-02-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By specialk
I Love it! :kiss: I like seeing a tank that...

I Love it! :kiss: I like seeing a tank that is not packed with LR........ Very Nice!!!



Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-28-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,414
Posted By specialk
Wow, I looked up triggers and they say Titan...

Wow, I looked up triggers and they say Titan Triggerfish 20g, Sargassum 40g yet they say 150g for the crosshatch trigger........ go figure

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-27-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By specialk
Lions are not messy eaters, they swallow whole...

Lions are not messy eaters, they swallow whole chunks of food from a feeder stick. But they do produce quite a bit of waste........

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-25-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By specialk
The Fuzzy can be placed with any fish that will...

The Fuzzy can be placed with any fish that will not fit in its mouth. I have had mine for 2 years now and it is only 4 inches, so even though they can grow fast at first this will slow down when they...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-23-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By specialk
Are you using a Refractometer or Hydrometer to...

Are you using a Refractometer or Hydrometer to check your salinity? If you are using a Hydrometer are you sure your hydrometer is working properly? Have you tested your salinity with another...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 03-23-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,670
Posted By specialk
How is your puffer doing? Some times it...

How is your puffer doing?

Some times it takes fish longer to adjust to their new surroundings. I know when I have a new addition I do not let any one except me around the tank for a week or two...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 03-03-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,095
Posted By specialk
This is from Wetweb: ...

This is from Wetweb:
https://www.wetwebmedia.com/boxfishes.htm

Kaye
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 02-10-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,122
Posted By specialk
I am over but my fish are not full size yet.........

I am over but my fish are not full size yet...... So I am still under.... LOL

But in 2 years I am upgrading again, I went from a 90g (still running/reef) to a 300g (FOWLR) & going to 600g...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-07-2006, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By specialk
The Radiata gets 9-10 inches 7 should be in a...

The Radiata gets 9-10 inches 7 should be in a minimal 75 gallons, it is a very poor shipper, sensitive to water quality & hard to get on frozen foods.

This is not a lion I would recommend for...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-07-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By specialk
A 30 gal tank is just to small for a Volitan,...

A 30 gal tank is just to small for a Volitan, they stress in small tanks, look for Ich. Volitans do shed a Mucus if they have a parasite, this is one way they can try to get it off their body. A 30g...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 02-04-2006, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,330
Posted By specialk
Wow, I wish I had a bunch of those............. ...

Wow, I wish I had a bunch of those.............

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-26-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By specialk
IMO Avoid the barracuda, not only do they get...

IMO Avoid the barracuda, not only do they get large they get mean.....

Kaye
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 01-17-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By specialk
If this is a Blue fin Lion they are cooler water...

If this is a Blue fin Lion they are cooler water lions with a very poor survival rate. A main reason for the poor survival rate even if placed in a cooler tank is shipping, they have already been...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 01-10-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By specialk
The Picasso can be easy going But I would watch...

The Picasso can be easy going But I would watch that situation, your Picasso can turn also. Maroons can get nasty too........

I have read where they will tolerate alot & one day just kill tank...
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