Archer fish in marine tank?

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  1. PeterMoolman

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    Hello

    I have an archerfish and a greenspot puffer in a brackish tank.
    I read that you can keep them in a marine tank but I don't know if you can with corals?
    anyone that could help?

    Thanks
     
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    The question is why would you want to?

    They brackish fish, keep them in conditions that they best suited to.
     
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    I want to use the tank he is in and I don't want to get rid of him.
    Such a cool fish.
     
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    you run the risk of killing them even if you slowly raise salinity
     
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    I saw about 500 archerfish over coral in Papua, so yes they can definitely survive in full salt. They were pretty much anywhere where there was vegetation overhead. They also eat leftover chicken scraps, as we inadvertently discovered.
     
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    brackish water fish actually do alot better when older in full salt water
     
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    seen plenty scats in marine set ups
     
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    Thank you guys for your replies........ Anyone want to buy an Archer???:m12:
     
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