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    So I have two Azure Damsels, I read they weren't quite as bad as the devils. They were buddies, always together. I added three fish, a tang, a blenny and a Dottyback, then one of the Damsels started attacking the other! It was merciless, poor guy couldn't eat; forced to hide up top behind a...
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    Hi! My name is(what) my name is(who) my name is Cacret! Currently i have a 25gallon aquarium that I intent to make into a reef tank. It has a hanging external filter, white and blue led light, 3 kilograms of live rock, and I have been cycling the past week. I ran into a problem though, 3 days...
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    Hello! I have a 125g reef tank and just setup a 10g coral QT and a separate 29g fish QT. They are separate tanks from the reef tank, but my automated water change process takes water from the 125g tank to the two QTs. (Reef Angel controller is awesome!) Anyway, I currently have a large (3")...
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    I have two new perculas that are about an inch and a quarter. I took two out of a school of eight over at the store. I bought marine flakes and new life spectrum pellets but both seem too big for them to eat, although they still eat some of the flakes. So I found these 0.5 mm pellets online. I...
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    My tang doesn't seem go like the sea weed, none seem go like the omega one pellets much, they will not touch flake food but they all love frozen cubes of brine shrimp. The goby and tang will eat left over pellets in the sand and on rocks. But if I put the brine shrimp in they all come out go...
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    Introduction: Hi, I'm new to these forums, but not to fishkeeping. I've kept freshwater for years with no problems. However after careful research I've taken the dive into saltwater. If you wish not to read the entire post but still want to contribute, feel free to read the "TL;DR" section...
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    Hello my damsel was upside and dis colored. I did a water change earlier today. I put him in a breeder box so that the crabs would not eat him. He appears to be breathing very hard and looks discolored. Is anything I can do? Is he dying from old age? Please help!
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    I have a damsel that is kind of annoying. Anytime I'm cleaning he speeds at me and hits/nips whatever I'm cleaning with. It sounds hard! Have any of y'all been bit before by your fish/es? What's it like?
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    Picture of bleaching my huge coral that has been in the tank for..... four years Process: Get coral Get bleach & Water (I put 2 cups in 40 gallons and it worked) Put coral in bleach (12-24 hours, or whatever works) Take coral out of bleach Dry Coral (1 day) Wash coral Dry Coral (1 day) Smell...
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    My tank currently houses a pair of Oscellaris clowns and a pair (yes, they are paired.) Domino damsels. I recently restructured my rocks and open the tank up a bit more. (All this last night.) I only have one powerhead in the tank and I've usually ran it full blast at 1300gph and kept the tank a...
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    1st try: just the net 2nd try: Fish trap. 3rd try: leave net in tank (right next to fish trap) for a few days, think damsel will become used to net... Fish trap = hahahahahaha 4th try: damsel is smarter than the net. Human puts food in net thinking damsel will fall for it. damsel still wary...
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    Has anyone notice anything like this ? Last week I failed to notice that my baking soda mix container I use to dose carbonates from went empty, so my kH dropped from about 8 to about 6.5. I did not notice that immediately, but what I did notice was that my blue damsel started digging holes in...
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    Hey guys I have a question, Do clown fish have more personalty than Damsels because they seem a little timid? Thanks
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    i need to catch and remove a 3in damsel from my 180g without disturbing my aquascape. it's nipping my softies and bullying all fish. i want to hear any ideas.....
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    Hi, I have a 26 gallon marine aquarium. I currently have a Clarkii Clown, a Yellowtail Damsel, and a Yellow Clown Goby. I know four would be pushing it but, could I add more? I also want to know what I should add in the way of crabs, sails, etc. I have a crushed coral substrate bed. Thx
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    sup everybody! so I was checking out my tank after work today like normal and noticed there's now a tunnel built underneath one of my rocks. I think it was my neon damsel because I've seen him stirring up the cc around where he sleeps. has this happened to anybody else?
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    Often labeled in pet stores as a Damsel, the Dascyllus is the worst fish you can introduce into an aquarium. Damsels and Dascyllus are in the same family, however, they are different fish. There are four common variants of this fish. The two stripe, three stripe, four strip, and domino or...
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    Thank you in advance for any help you can give me. I recently finished cycling my new tank. It is a 29G nano cube. It has 40lbs of live sand and 20 lbs of live rock (My LFS informed me that this would be enough rock combined with sand). Two days ago, I added a cleanup crew (4 snails and 4...
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    I just added my first three green chromis about two weeks ago. After the first day two of the larger ones started attacking the smaller one and will not allow it to eat or near their little home around the live rock. I read online that one way to deal with this is to not keep such a small...
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    I own a 29 Biocube, I had 2 small chromis and one medium yellow tail damsel (who is kinda aggressive) it always chases the 2 Chromis around if they swim deeper towards the rocks and corals Anyway, I passed by my local store after he sent me a text saying he got a new shipment. I got a fire...
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