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The title says it all..

I'm looking for a tankmate for my Lionfish... Since the Lion is somewhat reef friendly, I'd like to add a couple corals at some point to spruce up the tank a bit...
 

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I had a Valentine Puffer in my reef tank for over a year! It did a little nipping at corals but over all did no real damage! Enclosed is a pic of the one I had:

 

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Buzz Dogface puffers are not considered reef safe according to what I have read. :)
 

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Is it because they eat coral? Or it it because they like to munch on the cleanup crew?
 

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BH,,,go figger, i was watching a PBS Nova show last night, it had a good sized puffer along the lines you want to get,,,eating up hard corals like they wuz candy canes,,,,
just to let ya know,,,,
 

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Buzz_Hog said:
Figures.... heh

Ok, Maybe a large Naso....
Bh, IMO and experiences,,,,,only place fer a tang is in a reef tank,so it can "graze" ALL day.i would never subject a tang to a FO or mebbe even a FOWLR tank. as a diver/ex-collector-prior LFS owner, all the many tangs i've seen on da reefs, spent their time :
feeding,pooping , feeding , making lil tangs,feeding,pooping , feeding,feeding,,,repeat,,,,ya get the point,,,,;)
tangs have a short digestive tract, food in, fast out,a normal FO tank will never,IMO ,give a tang enuf food availabilities to survive for long term,,,
just my opinion/experience,,,
my tangs in my reef tank do well, due to being inna reef tank , plus the fact that i also feed them like there is no tommorow,,,
just trying to help bro!:D
 

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I hear ya Jeff... So, here's the question.... My house won't be ready until Nov.... At that time all hell breaks loose... ;)

Anyways, I eventually want to attempt a reef tank with my lionfish in it... THAT would make for one hell of a display... With that said, I'm not one for wet furniture and am looking for a responsible setup... Any ideas?


P.s. Did ya find the avatar I made for ya???
 

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Buzz_Hog said:
I hear ya Jeff... So, here's the question.... My house won't be ready until Nov.... At that time all hell breaks loose... ;)

Anyways, I eventually want to attempt a reef tank with my lionfish in it... THAT would make for one hell of a display... With that said, I'm not one for wet furniture and am looking for a responsible setup... Any ideas?

P.s. Did ya find the avatar I made for ya???
Da lion inna reef tank,,no probs as far as that goes,,,,NO small fish tho,,,;) shrimp etc.,,,,,
one thing on the lion in da tank,,,,'member , big /messy eater,,,could be a problem for the tank,,,sumpthin to think about,,,

avatar:confused: why? ya made/sent me one? dunno ,,,where do i look?
Thanks,,,:beer:
 

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Buzz_Hog said:
How bout here....



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COOL!
YOU DA MAN!:beer:
have a beer or two on me!
THANKS!
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NOW, AIN'T I COOL? (my new Buzz Hog custom avatar)
thanks again BH!:beer: :beer:
 

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BH,,,go figger, i was watching a PBS Nova show last night, it had a good sized puffer along the lines you want to get,,,eating up hard corals like they wuz candy canes,,,,

ROFL I was gonna say the same thing I watched the same show.

Jeff

PS I want a BH Avatar too
 

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MUHAHAHAHAHAHA How fittin is that hehehe ya all know where I work heheh


Jeff
 
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