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  1. Reef Fish
    I was at my LFS a day ago and they had Clown Triggerfish for sale for $40 I am waiting for my 125G tank to cycle, and still thinking about what fish I'd like. Long story short I looked on liveaquaria.com to get more info about the Triggerfish and it said min tank 300 gallons!! Really? What in...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone with experience have some insight about "reef safe triggerfish" I know this is controversial..interestingly I see a couple of online fish sellers have a little conflicting information..I realize of course that "reef safe" is kind of..well you get the idea..I noticed one place says...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all! Its been awhile since I've been on here. I'm seeking some advice as to how I should go about getting a new blue throat trigger to eat? I ordered him off LA and he arrived yesterday, and although he shows a tiny bit of interest in the food I throw in there he hasn't tried taking a bite...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I wondering if anyone can shed any light on whether my Blue Throat trigger is male of female? So males are identified by their obvious blue throat and yellow fin/tail markings:- [/url]Bluethroat_zps3aacaae0 by kenpau01, on Flickr[/IMG] and females are identified by their lack of blue throat...
  5. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    A little backstory: Basically, I've been wanting a saltwater aquarium for years, I joined the forum way back in 2007, but was unable to get a saltwater tank for various reasons until just recently. I happened to be on craigslist just looking around and happened to stumble upon a 30 gallon...
  6. Reef Fish
    Bought this little guy the other day because I had never seen one like him before. Can anyone help me out in identifying it?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    After years of saving, I finally took the plunge and purchased a 210 gallon tank. My plan is to do fish-only with approximately 200 lbs of live rock. The main fish that I have been interested in are Triggers and Angels (French and Emperor), but I'm looking for suggestions as to how many I can...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I am thinking about getting a trigger for my 120 gallon reef tank. I originally wanted a fuzzy dwarf lionfish, but my mom wants to keep my percula clowns, so know I am now thinking about one of these triggers: Niger trigger Blue jaw trigger Pink tail trigger I belive that these are the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Well guys, I made a post about my clownfish not eating a couple of days ago, here's a link to the thread: http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f6/help-clownfish-not-eating-201525.html#post2247507 Anyway, the clownfish is dead now and I now need to move forward and start thinking about my other...
  10. Reef Fish
    My LFS has a humu Picasso triggerfish in stock right now and he's about 4" and in a tiny 1' x 1' tank :( and I love his colors and want to help the poor guy out, are they a hit and miss reef safe fish or are the just DEFINITLY not reef safe fish, and is a 90 gallon tank too small, because I have...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys so look I love triggerfish and pufferfish. I love how some of them allow to be pet by owners. Only problem is i want to have a reef, i have 2 polyp frags right now and i was wondering is there such thing as a reef safe triggerfish or pufferfish? I would love to have one in my aquarium...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So i want to put a Niger Triggerfish in my new 90 gallon reef, but i would love to add a dwarf lionfish but im not sure if the trigger would leave it alone?what do you guys think?
  13. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Started a 55 gallon tank up in January. After cycling, added a rectangularis trigger, followed by snowflake eel about a week later. I would like to add a Bicolor angel AND a fuzzy dwarf lionfish. LFS said advised that these four should live OK together. Just wanted a few opinions other than...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a small Picasso Triggerfish earlier today, hes been swimming, he ate.No problems, really like the fish, his name is Glock, he is very cool.Right before the light timers shut off the lights, he went Missing in Action (MIA), I have taken all Live Rock out of the tank, searched the sand...
  15. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I don't want anyone hammering me just an answer please and advice. I have a 150g tank with sump (not sure how many gallons but I think around 4 feet long) skimmer, 110lbs LR, and some newly added caulerpa in refugium. I have one blonde naso tang, one bird wrasse, one red hind grouper, one niger...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    does anybody know how long it will take this fish to get from about 1'' or 2'' to 4'' or 5''? i have a tank of small fish but being from hawaii, i HAVE to get my state fish even if its only temporary. ill even resort to replacing him with a smaller one if i like it in my community tank and then...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I am going to start up a 55 gallon saltwater tank. I just don't know what kind of tank it is going to be. I really like triggers. I like the niger trigger but i heard they eat all of your inverts and corals. But yet i have seen videos on youtube of a trigger in a reef tank and a cleaner shrimp...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I have a 100 gallon fowlr tank with a snowflake eel, a domino damsel, a dragon wrasse & a pink tail trigger, i like the trigger & would like to add another maybe a clown, picasso or niger .....can i put different kinds of triggers together? i also would like to add a good sized maroon...
  19. Reef Fish
    I'm retired police officer, so I thought I'd get your attention with this code. It is for a mental subject! So what I have is a jumper or a victim of being chased so bad that he jumped out the tank. I have a 180 gal tank with about 300 lbs of rock, and being set up as a FOWLR unit. Always...
  20. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    I just purchased a Pinktail Triggerfish from petco and he seem perfectly fine. So i freshwater dipped and then accumulated it to my water. For about 2 days he was healthy and happy and eating like horse. But yesterday i noticed white spots all over its body. And it has gotten a bit worse. So i...
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