Fish advice welcome

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by rygh, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    As part of my big tank makeover, I am reconsidering a few fish.
    As some big carnivores grow, they are starting to overwhelm the tank.
    No fights or anything, but an issue with feeding, water quality, and aesthetics.

    In particular, I may be selling my Yellow Tang, Cuban Hogfish, and Harlequin Tuskfish.

    I really have TOO MANY ideas, so I thought I would throw it out there and
    see if anyone had some fun thoughts.

    Maybe a school/shoal of something other than the usual Anthias?

    Some fun relatively reef safe angels?

    See attached file for current fish. (240G, 8' long tank).
     

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  2. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

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    Keep the fish!!
    Those fish are awesome. And old fish are even cooler
    Go softies and keep the fish
    Just my 2 cents
    But it's your tank...
     
  3. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

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    Can you donate fish to the steinhart? Or maybe a LFS

    It's your tank hard to tell what you want.

    I think a shoal of anthias would be really cool. A male and a harem.
     
  4. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    Yeah, good advice.
    I keep getting the SPS-itch, but I do really like all the fish.
     
  5. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    That would look really nice.
    I worry about feeding them. But hey - an improved auto-feeder could be the next challenge.
     
  6. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    Latest thought:

    I may put the two big carnivores in the fuge. It is a 100G fuge after all...
    Then I can add back some cleaner shrimp and smaller fish in the main tank.
    Shoal of Anthias is really tempting.

    With all those fish, I may have to keep my algae scrubber after all....
     
  7. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

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    Another 240 for the long toothed fishes!!
     
  8. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

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    It is funny, but my kid suggested something like that.
    The stand below my main tank is empty. Sump is in garage.
    So he suggested putting a second tank down there.... double decker tank.
    Way too hard to access though.

    I could put it here, where I was going to put the QT tanK:
    sump37.JPG

    But NO, the last thing I need is yet more tanks.
     
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  9. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

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    I vote with the kid!
    Keep the fish, love the fish
    Let the kid feed the fish
     
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