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Old 01/05/2019, 04:26 AM   #1
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Advice needed

Have a 1800lt fish only tank. All parameters close to perfect and all fishes doing great....
Now wanne add more fish to the system but most fishes look aggresive to any new commers
So what you guys think can be added
What we have now...
1 xl size banner...1 xl size yellow belly dogface puffer...1 porcupine puffer...1 valentini puffer ..1 picasso trigger ..1 harlequin...1 foxface...1 blue tang....1 big eye soldier...1 boxfish...1 brown tang (super aggresive)...several blue damsels...several blue green chromis...2 tomato clowns (paired)...some clownfish.....
Any suggestions appreciated...tried some Angels before and some butterflies...and tried a few times spotted sweetlips....

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Old 01/09/2019, 04:26 AM   #2
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Thats not alot of ideas or opinions...

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Old 01/09/2019, 04:40 AM   #3
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When trying to add new to old I section off the tank to give the new comer time to adjust. I have attached a picture of my old 300 as an example

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Old 01/09/2019, 05:28 AM   #4
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You will need something aggressive like a grouper or another trigger. A snapper of some sort might fit the bill too

Fish are not disposable commodities, but a worthwhile investment that can be maintained and enjoyed for many years, providing one is willing to take the time to understand their requirements and needs

Current Tank Info: 625g, 220g sump, RD3 230w, Vectra L1 on a closed loop, 3 MP60s, MP40. Several QTs
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Old 01/09/2019, 11:27 AM   #5
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I always find that feeding a lot the week leading up to the new addition helps. I think a lot of aggression is related to food supply.


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