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Old 05/15/2018, 07:45 PM   #1
kizanne
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dragonface versus blue stripe

I know blue stripes will fight each other but will they tolerate dragonface pipefish?

I have a trio of dragonface pipefish already but my fish store has the cutest couple of blue stripes (waiting to see if they are a pair) he says their vents look different and they seem to be swimming side by side for now.


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Sterile is not better. Successfully bred: Banggai, Lined Seahorse. Restarting work on Ruby Red dragonets, Blue Mandarins, Davinci Clowns, Pink Skunk Clowns (not mature yet) dragonface pipefish.

Current Tank Info: 125 gal tank, 40 gal refugium - 30 gal Ruby Red tank - 70 gallon erectus / mandarin tank
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Old 06/08/2018, 10:48 PM   #2
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Did you test this out? I'm interested in doing a tank with many types of pipefish. By the way do you have a breeding log for your Dragonface Pipefish?


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Old 06/09/2018, 08:58 AM   #3
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Well in my 70 gallon I have 3 dragonface and 1 blue stripe. They get along fine. But most things get more aggressive with breeding. My dragonface aren't breeding but it is the blues I was worried about. I'm hoping my LFS has a boy today. I got a boy but it didn't make it through quarantine even though it was eating.

All my pipes eat frozen mysid and live brine so they don't have to fight over food or worry about Copepods/amphipods. You could never stock this heavy if they weren't on frozen. This tank also has a mandarin.

I can't wait until I need a dragonface breeding log!


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Sterile is not better. Successfully bred: Banggai, Lined Seahorse. Restarting work on Ruby Red dragonets, Blue Mandarins, Davinci Clowns, Pink Skunk Clowns (not mature yet) dragonface pipefish.

Current Tank Info: 125 gal tank, 40 gal refugium - 30 gal Ruby Red tank - 70 gallon erectus / mandarin tank
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