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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So my tank is getting a little bare. Removed a flame angel for nipping (link) at my LPS and my foxface died :( (link) for unknown reasons. So I'm setting up an observation tank, 30 gallons in preparation for choosing something new. I wanted to stay away from "perching" fish since I have...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey! I am about to begin stocking my tank in what order should I put the inhabitants in? I am looking at a few hermit crabs, some snails(such as astrea), a cleaner shrimp, occelaris clown(s) ( i haven't decided on one or two ), a butterfly ( copperband, aurgia, or racoon, though i like latticed...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    My 40g has finished cycling yay! :dance: My tank is gonna be mostly a LPS coral tank(maybe SPS too) with 2 or 3 or 4 fish. I want COMMUNITY fish...no aggressive fish! Also no shrimp/goby pairs (they make a pretty big mess with the sand). I really want a royal gramma, but so far I have the worst...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I want a reef setup but will be starting with a FOWLR tank until I get more experienced with SW (maybe a year). I'd like to get comments on my plan before I go any further. Here's my setup so far: 135g display with twin overflows 30g sump 4x96W CF lights with individual parabolic reflectors on...
  5. Reef Fish
    I am starting a new saltwater tank. I was thinking of getting 2 ocellaris clowns 1 yellow tang 1 watchman goby and 2 or 3 chromis. Do these choices sound good?
  6. Reef Fish
    I have a 55 gal. tank would a blue tang be ok in a new tank? I would have everything running in the tank a few months before I put the blue tang in.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I want a nice spread of color and a good community in my tank so I have been choosing out some fish. I was thinking something like this: 2 Black Saddleback Clownfish 3 Bartlett's Anthias 1 Midas Blenny 1 Royal Pencil Wrasse And if I have room for 1 more I was thinking either a Christmas Wrasse...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Need help figuring out where to go from here. After alot of bad advice, moving, etc, we have ended up with a group of fishes that are having trouble finding tankmates. Per Petco advice, we were informed a yellow tang was safe in a 55 gal tank. :doh: Don't even think it....I already know! But...
  9. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Currently have a Flame Angel, Yellow Tang, Yellow Tail Damsel, Peppermint Shrimp and 2 Blue Leg Hermit Crabs in a 55 gal. FOWLR. When I purchased the tang from PetCo, I was told they only required 55 gal. Since then, I have learned better, so I am on the hunt for someone selling a 75 or larger...
  10. Reef Fish
    So tank has been running for about 2 weeks not. Last sunday (LFS employee) Bill suggested I should add some fish to it now that the tank is all set and had been running for a bit. so as of now we added two clown fish as he said they are very resilient to setup issue and are a bit of a tough...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So i have a tomato clown and my diamond goby, a skunk cleaner shrimp, some solomon zoas, xenia, button polyps, and a bunch of clove polyps in my 29 biocube and thinking of what my last fish will be that would be compatible with the other fish and corals in the tank, including the shrimp. What...
  12. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    I just added a 2nd Hippo tang to my tank. Its like a match made in Heaven! Pix man'ana
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have all my corals down and my tank is how i want it now i just need help choosing fish. What good reef fish can live in the 29 gallion biocube?
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