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  1. THE ANIMAL

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    Can anyone please tell me what fish can I put in to my reef tank that will not nip at my corels. :25:
    Like what tipe of Angels, Butterfly's, Triggers if any and can I put in a Boxfish, Hawkfish you get were I'm going? please. O and what aboat Sweetlips will he survive?
     
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    Triggers, Boxfish and Hawkfish ain't a problem with corals, they are more a problem with Shrimps and hermits

    Angels are difficult to predict. If you want Angels rather stay away from LPS corlas then

    Butterflirs, only go with the Longnose - IMO
     
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    Also be careful with Puffers, Box and Cowfish, they can be deadly poison to a tank if they release toxin into the water column due to attack or death
     
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    Thanks Warr what fish will you suggest for a reef tank, and the sweetlips?
    Anyone ells for suggestions please?
     
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    pigmy angels are all safe or most of them
    Bigger angels= exactly what warr said
    Tangs
    30% triggers are reefsafe(nigger, bluechin,pinktail,Scimitar,crosshatch,sargassum) but not so shrimp safe:biggrin:
     
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    Sweetlips are fine with corals but might just go for shrimps.
     
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    Now that is the problem I love shrimps and have more shrimps than water. Can anyone tell me if a sweetlips will survive in my tank will it eat and what?
     
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    THANKS Mekaeel ! ! !
    Let me be more specific of what I want keep inmind that I have LPS,SPS,Shrimps and cocowurms. (clown Trigger, Emperor angel ja for know)
     
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    I had a Clown Trigger which never touched my corals in the two years I had him. My Emperor nips on SPS but will nail LPS such as Brain corals, basically any meaty corals.
    But both never ever touched my boxing shrimps or hermits.
     
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    Ok then any other L angels or will they all go for the LPS?
    then back to the sweetlips will you rader go for a smaller one or for the large one, and what do they eat?
     
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    Beware, Sweetlips have dismal survival rates in our tanks
     
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    So it is a no go, it's going to cost me mony.
     
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