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  1. willie nolte

    willie nolte

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    Hey im starting my first marine tank its a 4ft 400l tank i like lionfish but i also like dorries and nemo,s ...want to know what tipe of fish can i mix and how many fish can my tank take ...thanx willie:)
     
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    Welcome to MASA Willie!

    Basically you need to decide on what type of system you want:

    Fish Only,

    Predator,

    Reef System etc.

    The number of fish also depends on what size and type of fish you want to put together.
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    welcome

    what i suggest is that you give us more info on your system, perhaps include a picture of a tank you see on the net that will help illustrate what you are wanting to achieve and we can assist from there..
     
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    willie nolte Thread Starter

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    i would like a reef system ..im buying the tank its already running but with no fish it have some coral but i dont like it alot i want something more colorful like live coral or something .. thanx for helping i realy know nothing about reef tanks
     
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    its something like the 1.2m link you sent me ...the tank has a lid with two lights in side a blue and white light ,but it also have another way without the lid two lights hanging from the roof ,,what do you maby think will be the best ?
     
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    welcome to MASA!;)
     
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    Just to let you know. You dont get dorries or nemos in this hobby. There are only regal tangs and clown fish. Welcome to the hobby.
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to MASA

    There are as many options for marine tanks as grains of sand on a beach..... it may be possible to keep the clowns, regal and and lion fish in a reef setup, i have seen this several times however there are some risks involved, first off i would only choose a dwaft variety of lion fish as the normal size would almost without doubt eat the clowns, secondly i would think that a loin fish would eat any inverts such as shrimp etc so that is another risk to take into consideration, finally the sting of a lion fish is nothing to be laughed at !

    wht not tell us a bit more about the filtration on your new system, it will be easy to make any required changes to this now rather than later ... and a pic tells 10 000 words for us marine people !
     
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    oky thanx for letting me know ,,,,lol ...excuse me i dont know all the fishes names..
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    we all started somewhere you will pick up the lingo soon enough on the forum........ things like DSB, ATS, CLS, RO, ATU will all start making sense in time
     
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    il sent you a pic of the filtration system ...but ill tell you more or less what i saw i dont know the names of the stuff ...its got a 3ft sump tank at the bottom with 3 apartments with a protine skimmer on the left side in the middel it has sand on the right thers nothing..im not sure if that will help you ..il take a pic and post it
     
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    thanx for the link with all those pics its something like that i want or planning to build up something with alot of color and life...
     
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    Very welcome.
     
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    Hey and welcome to MASA!
     
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