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sandlewood

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Hi all.
What is the best fish for a new cycled tank?? I know clowns are good, what other fish can i introduce. How many etc??
 

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others will hate me for saying this, but damsels can make good startes, 1 a month, or maybe 2, just so your filters can grow and accomodate
 

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Hi Sandlewood - investigate the following:
- gobies
- blennie's
- chromis

Fish that I would say is slightly more intermediate (or at least the tank should be more aged):
- pygmy angels (ie. bicolor angels, coral beauty's, flame angels, potter's angels, eibli angels)
- tangs (ALL)
- niger triggers

Fish you STAY AWAY FROM:
- cleaner wrasses
- butterfly fish
- moorish idols
- pipefish
- sea horses
 

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Maybe a sixline wrasse or a firefish or even a midas blenny. Just don't get a midas blenny and a firefish together as the midas blenny will make the little firefish's life hell. Some sixline wrasses can be bullies too. How big is your tank?
 

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If I was you I would have a look at all the fish you like and then research each and everyone to determine how big they'll get, requirements, etc... Maybe try making a wish list of fish and work from there.
 

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