Fish list for a 200l cube.

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  1. Evo R

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    Hey guys

    If you had to setup a 200l cube.......

    What would your fish list be??

    And obviously how many?

    Any advise would be great:thumbup:
     
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  3. Kunhardt

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    hmmm...what fish...well to start off I would say no more than around 9 fish. Generally of the smaller variety such as blennies, gobies, clowns. I would go with 1 dwarf angel, maybe a mandarin down the line if u into them :p

    I had a yellow tang in my 200L tank, but I knew I would be upgrading at some point, so wouldnt advise a tang unless you plan on doing the same.
     
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    Chromis, because they are so active :) (can get a few of these)
    Clowns, because there aren't that many nano fish :p
    sixline wrasee, pretty, small and serves a purpose
    Maybe a dwarf angel ...
     
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    This would be my list:
    pair clowns
    Flame angel
    Trio anthias
    Blenny
    Goby of sorts
    Fairy wrasse of sorts
    5 chromis
     
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    Thanks guys

    I was thinking in the line of:

    A pair of clowns
    Couple of chromis or anthias
    A six line wrasse
    Royal gramma
    Maybe pair of firefish

    And lastly a flame angel(depending if i keep clams or not)
     
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    I would definately include a pygmy angel in the mix
     
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    10 or so yellow striped cardinals
    4 or so purple firefish
    2 neon cleaner gobies
    1 tailspot blenny
    some type of pygmy angel (a shy one.)
    flame hawk or longnose hawk fish
    and then lots of inverts

    sexy shrimp
    porcelain crab
    cleaner shrimp
     
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    This sound like a cool list.Will this not be a bit much for a 200l cube?(The DT is 200l)
     
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    it should work out just right if the tank is biologicly mature enough.

    remember they are all small fish and hence you do not need to feed too much to fill the fish up.

    im sure you can see that there are no clowns as they become extremely territorial when hosting. alot of the fish on my list also arnt very very active, i will most prob not end up with this many fish. but this is what i want, i want you to be able to look at every nook and cranny and see movement of some sort.

    what are you thinking of stocking the cube with?

    btw my cubes dt volume is 210 liters. with a sump of 60 liters,

    skimmer that does 700 liters and will use np biopellets(half the recomended amount for my tank.)

    also lots of live rock is essential so i will be putting a lot of it in my sump.
     
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    Sexy shrimp would be a waste in a tank that size...you would never see them...they are seriously tiny.
     
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    I had 3 clams, my Flame Angel never touched any of them...I lost them to my Heni :(
     
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    Heni???
     
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    Heniochus...er....Banner fish? :p
     
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    definately go for a pair of purple firefish!!- lovely fish!!
     
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    now why would you add one of those to your reef?? destructive yet beaut buggers those!!
    Still have it?
     
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    I actually considered a banner too.Guess that idea is out the window.

    What do you guys think about a Royal gramma? Agro or not?
     
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    Agro
     
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    not aggro.....
     
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    Why do you say agro??
     
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    Why do you say not agro?
     
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