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Old 02/22/2018, 06:19 PM   #1
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40b - looking for ideas on next fish

I currently have a 40b with two clowns and a firefish. Looking for ideas on what my next fish should be. Tank has been up for almost two years and has had these three fish for about a year.


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Old 02/22/2018, 06:35 PM   #2
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2 clowns in a tank that old been in there a year, your going to need a smart fish thats not a wussie. honestly any fish you add in a tank that size after the clowns establishing for a full year is 50/50 but i'd go for a six line or 8 line wrasse if it's going to be your last fish.


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Old 02/22/2018, 06:52 PM   #3
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Thanks for the ideas.

I was starting to get worried about the clowns. I got them when they were really tiny, now they are just under an inch and about an 1.25-1.5Ē. The bigger one is starting to show aggression towards the other one from time to time. Iíve read the dominant one will go through a sex change and can get aggressive during that period, but Iím still learning. I was hoping to be able to get 5-6 fish in total, I hope I didnít mess it up by waiting so long.


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Old 02/22/2018, 06:52 PM   #4
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Starry or midas blenny, royal gramma, chalk bass, flame hawk, fairy wrasse, pygmy angel


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Old 02/23/2018, 11:33 AM   #5
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Starry blenny is one of my favorite fish, great attitude, eats algae, and changes color as well


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Old 02/24/2018, 10:38 AM   #6
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+1 on a starry blenny, I love mine. I'd also recommend a banghaii cardinal and a coris wrasse. They might get roughed up by your clowns, however.


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Old 02/24/2018, 11:54 AM   #7
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I like the ember blennys better than the starry blenny


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Old 02/24/2018, 06:36 PM   #8
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Clowns can definitely be territorial in a smaller tank. I had one in my 40 breeder that I wanted to be a wrasse tank. The clown would harrass any new wrasse that I would put in. I eventually moved the clown to my bigger tank because he was to much of a pain.

As far as fish, I really like wrasses & leopards inperticular. If that is the route I go just make sure to do your research on the specific fish, which should really be done regardless


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Old 02/25/2018, 07:33 AM   #9
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Thanks for all the replies! Iíll take good consideration before buying anything and do my research.


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